"A wonderful book...it should be read by anyone who has ever contemplated going to law school. Or anyone who has ever worried about being human."--The New York Times
It was a year of terrors and triumphs, of depressions and elations, of compulsive work, pitiless competition, and, finally, mass hysteria. It was Scott Turow's first year at the oldest, biggest, most esteemed center of legal education in the United States. Turow's experiences at Harvard Law School, where freshmen are dubbed One Ls, parallel those of first-year law students everywhere. His gripping account of this critical, formative year in the life of a lawyer is as suspenseful, said The New York Times, as "the most absorbing of thrillers."
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I don ' t care if Bertram Mann doesn ' t want to know how I feel about prostitution ,
” she said that day at lunch . “ I feel a lot of things about prostitution and they have
everything to do with the way I think about prostitution . I don ' t want to become ...
You feel as though if you don ' t take the ' better ' jobs then you ' re blowing all the
advantages you built up by going to Harvard Law School . ” I asked Mike what
made one job better than another . He shrugged . “ If it ' s a firm , maybe bigger ...
Only when I was less desperately frightened could I feel my resentments of him ;
only toward Nicky , the least fearsome of our teachers , did many people dare
express their anger over some of the most consistently offensive aspects of law ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - JenniferRobb - LibraryThing
Literature professor and published author, Scott Turow, decides that he liked the research for his book so much that he will attend law school. He chooses the venerated Harvard Law School and ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AlanWPowers - LibraryThing
Must disagree with the jacket/ GoodReads blurb, "entirely true." NOT according to one of his undergrad professors, Theodore Baird, who wondered how Turow could present himself as such a blank slate ... Read full review