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Preview — The Great Trials of Clarence Darrow by Donald McRae
The Great Trials of Clarence Darrow: The Landmark Cases of Leopold and Loeb, John T. Scopes, and Ossian Sweet
“Wonderfully evocative… Donald McRae captures the Great Defender in all his complexity.... A joy to read.” — Kevin Boyle, National Book Award-winning author of Arc of Justice
"Astonishingly vivid." —James Tobin, Award-winning author of Ernie Pyle’s War
The story of the three dramatic trials that resurrected the life and career of America’s most colorful—and controversial—d...more
While this is not the best book I have read about Darrow it would probably make the best introduction for someone approaching this figure for the first time. Over a period of 15 months late in his career, Darrow served as the defense attorney in three ...more
He is the award-winning author of six non-fiction books which have featured legendary trial lawyers, heart surgeons and sporting icons. He is the only two-time winner of the UK’s prestigious William Hill Sports Book of the Year – an award won in the past by Nick Hornby’s Fever Pitch and Laura H ...more