Pleading Guilty Author:Scott Turow Inside Book Jacket: — Kindle County, where skies are generally gray and the truth is seldom simple, is one of ht emost renowned and fascinating locales in contemporary American fiction. In "Pleading Guilty" Scott Turow takes us there again, in and edge-of-the-chair story rife with indelible characters and riveting suspense - 1993's most unforgett... more »able reading experience.
Our guide is McCormack A. "Mack" Malloy, fiftyish ex-cop, almost ex-drunk, and partner-on-the-wayne at Gage & Griswell, one of Kindle County's top-notch law firms, who has been charged by the firm's Oversight Committe with a highly sensitive task. Bert Kamin, G&G's gifted, erratic, impossibly combative star litigator has been missing for weeks. Also missing is $5.6 million from a fund established to settle a massive air-disaster class-action suit against TransNational Airlines, the world's largest carrier and G&G's biggest client. The Committee needs Mack to find Bert and the money. Immediately.« less