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CURTIS WILKIE graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1963. He was a national and foreign correspondent for the Boston Globe for twenty-six years. Wilkie is the author of Dixie and coauthor of Arkansas Mischief. He and his wife, Nancy, live in Oxford where he teaches journalism and is a fellow at the Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics at Ole Miss.


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The Fall of the House of Zeus
The Rise and Ruin of America's Most Powerful Trial Lawyer
Written by Curtis Wilkie


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: October 19, 2010
Price: $11.99

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The Fall of the House of Zeus
The Rise and Ruin of America's Most Powerful Trial Lawyer
Written by Curtis Wilkie


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $16.00

The Fall of the House of Zeus tells the story of Dickie Scruggs, arguably the most successful plaintiff's lawyer in America. A brother-in-law of Trent Lott, the former U.S. Senate Majority Leader, Scruggs made a fortune taking on mass tort lawsuits against “Big Tobacco” and the asbestos industries. He was hailed... Read more >
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