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Title:
Legal fictions : short stories about lawyers and the law
Author:
Wishingrad, Jay.
Publication Information:
Woodstock, N.Y. : Overlook Press, 1992.
Physical Description:
xvii, 402 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Louis Auchincloss/The tender offer -- Ward Just/About Boston -- Lowell B. Komie/The balloon of William Fuerst -- Harvey Jacobs/The contract -- Marian Thurm/Still life -- Alice Adams/After you've gone -- Margaret Atwood/Weight-- Cynthia Ozick/Puttermesser: her work history, her ancestry, her afterlife --J.S. Marcus/Centaurs --Larry Brown/Discipline -- Madison Smartt Bell/Witness -- E.S. Goldman/Earthly justice -- James Reid Parker/The most outrageous consequences -- Louis Auchincloss/The colonel's foundation -- Thomas Wolfe/Justice is blind -- Irwin Shaw/Triumph of justice -- Herman Melville/The paradise of bachelors -- Charles W. Chesnutt/The web of circumstance -- Herman Melville/Bartelby, the scrivener -- Garrison Kellor/Congress in Crisis: the proximity bill -- William Gaddis/Szyrk v. Village of Tatamount et al., in the United States District Court, Southern District of Virginia, No. 105-87 -- Ian Frazier/Coyote v. Acme.

Franz Kafka/Before the law -- Isaac Bashevis Singer/The litigants -- Nadine Gordimer/Crimes of conscience -- B.S. Johnson/A few selected sentences -- R. Sarif Easmon/Heart of a judge --Giuseppe Di Lampedusa/Joy and the law --Benjamin Peret/The condemned man's last night -- Frank O'Connor/Legal aid -- Paul West/General Bellomo -- Karel Capek/The clairvoyant -- Graham Greene/The case for the defence -- John Mortimer/Rumpole for the prosecution -- Isabel Allen de/The judge's wife.
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ISBN:
9780879514556
Format :
Book

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