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The Best Defense

The Best Defense

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Written by Alan M. DershowitzAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Alan M. Dershowitz

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • On Sale: May 12, 1983
  • Price: $20.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-394-71380-9 (0-394-71380-X)
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The author presents his most famous, and infamous, cases and clients, and in the process, takes a critical, informed look at a legal system that he regards as deeply corrupt.

“Anyone interested in the true merits of criminal law and very fine writing must read Alan Dershowitz’s book.” –Truman Capote

“[A] marvelous adventure story . . . exuberant, entertaining and enormously instructive.” –New York Review of Books

“An astounding legal memoir . . . absorbing, provocative.” –Boston Globe

“Recreates, far better than any Perry Mason novel, masterful cross-examinations. . . . It is high drama and good reading.”—Washington Post Book World