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Connelly, Michael. THE LINCOLN LAWYER - Orion 2005

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The Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly. 2005 - Orion. For sale is a first edition, first printing. fine used hardback book in a very good dust jacket.

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For sale is a fine copy of the novel, The Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly, published in 2005 by Orion.

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Title The Lincoln Lawyer
Author Michael Connelly
Publisher Orion
Edition First UK edition, first printing
Copyright Year 2005
ISBN 0752865838
Cover Price 17.99
No. Pages 404
Dimensions 24 cm x 16 cm
Weight (kg) 0.77

The book is a first edition, first printing as evidenced by a full numberline on the copyright page.

The book has black boards and silver lettering. The boards have no knocks or signs of wear. Internally there are no marks or inscriptions. The pages are clean and white, have no tears or creases, and the binding is tight and square.

The very good dust jacket is complete showing the original cover price of £17.99. It has a small closed tear to the front.

Overall a fine copy of a novel by a popular author.

The book is not an ex library book, it has no remainder marks or publishers stamps.

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Michael Connelly

Michael Connelly decided to become a writer after discovering the books of Raymond Chandler while attending the University of Florida. Connelly worked at newspapers in Daytona Beach and Fort Lauderdale, Florida, primarily specializing in the crime beat.

In 1986 he and two other reporters wrote a magazine story on the crash and the survivors that was later short-listed for the Pulitzer Prize.

After three years Connelly began writing his first novel to feature LAPD Detective Hieronymus Bosch. The novel, won the Edgar Award for Best First Novel by the Mystery Writers of America.

He lives with his family in Florida.

Synopsis of this title

Mickey Haller has spent all his professional life afraid that he wouldn't recognize innocence if it stood right in front of him. But what he should have been on the watch for was evil.

Haller is a Lincoln Lawyer, a criminal defense attorney who operates out of the back seat of his Lincoln Town Car, traveling between the far-flung courthouses of Los Angeles to defend clients of every kind. Bikers, con artists, drunk drivers, drug dealers.. they're all on Mickey Haller's client list. For him, the law is rarely about guilt or innocence .. it's about negotiation and manipulation. Sometimes it's even about justice.

Beverly Hills playboy arrested for attacking a woman he picked up in a bar chooses Haller to defend him, and Mickey has his first high-paying client in years. It is a defense attorney's dream, what they call a franchise case. And as the evidence stacks up, Haller comes to believe this may be the easiest case of his career.

Then someone close to him is murdered and Haller discovers that his search for innocence has brought him face-to-face with evil as pure as a flame. To escape without being burned, he must deploy every tactic, feint, and instinct in his arsenal .. this time to save his own life.

Reviews of this title


The Mystery Readers International's Macavity Award for Best Novel.

The Private Eye Writers of America's Shamus Award for Best P.I. Novel.

The Jack Reacher Award from CrimeSpree Magazine, given out to the book they recommended to more people than anything else .. a book that everyone would enjoy.

'Veteran bestseller Connelly enters the crowded legal thriller field with flash and panache. ...After Connelly spends the book's first half involving the reader in Mickey's complex world, he thrusts his hero in the middle of two high-stakes duels, against the state and his own client, for heart-stopping twists and topflight storytelling.'
- Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

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