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The Good Lawyer Audiobook

The Good Lawyer: A Novel

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Publisher's Summary

Inspired by a true story.

A young, ambitious lawyer is eager to prove he is better than the mobster-dominated family he grew up in. Working as a Bronx Legal Aid attorney, he learns how to twist the system, how to become an unbeatable defense lawyer. But it's 1982. The Spiderman rapist is on the loose and New York City is a city in fear. When an outraged victim commits suicide right before his eyes, searching for absolution and determined to prove his client's innocence, he knocks the pegs out from under the prosecution's case.

Digging deeper, horrifying revelations about his family's past collide with the true identity of the sadistic sociopath behind the real Spiderman's rampage. In the process, this good lawyer comes face-to-face with his greatest conflict and deepest fear: to win, really win, must he sacrifice every principle he believes in and embrace his family's mafia past to become judge, jury, and executioner?

©2012 Thomas Benigno (P)2017 Audible, Inc.

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  • Stephani
    28/05/17
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    "Great Book. Found a new author that I'm looking forward to future Novels"

    It was an awesome story with just enough personal details which made it more believable. I love it when good wins over bad with the help of supporting family and friends. I look forward to his next novel!

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Tom Horn
    Easton, PA
    02/06/17
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    "A Good Read About a Good Lawyer"

    Excellent story that keeps the suspense going until the end. Well worth your time to listen or read.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Wayne
    Matthews, NC
    24/06/17
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    "Ho-hum!"

    The Good Lawyer is an interesting legal novel about a lawyer 3 years out of law school working for Legal Aid in the Bronx. His mother is from a an organized crime family with whom she wants nothing to do. The novel is about two cases. There is a love story with a Southern belle lawyer from a wealthy family involved. It is not a bad book; indeed, it is okay if a bit boring at times. The novel is set in 1979. It was first released in 2012. The narration is outstanding.

    The next novel in the series is The Criminal Lawyer which is set in 2006. I plan to listen to it next.

    5 of 9 people found this review helpful
  • Tierney
    United States
    17/06/17
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    "This book is a pedophile's dream.SICK!"

    I am outraged, sickened. A few chapters in, disguised.
    The book is detail after detail of child
    sexual assault and rape.
    Our "hero", an attorney defending these poor misunderstood rapists,
    confuses. Not a bad guy himself, or...a
    public defender, he cherry picks, seeks to defend, those accused of this.

    1 of 3 people found this review helpful

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