Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: John A. Farrell

Narrated By: Danny Campbell

Publisher: Tantor Media

Date: February 2012

Duration: 20 hours 58 minutes

Summary:

Clarence Darrow is the lawyer every law school student dreams of being:
on the side of right, loved by many women, played by Spencer Tracy in Inherit the Wind. His days-long closing arguments delivered without notes won miraculous reprieves for men doomed to hang.  
Darrow left a promising career as a railroad lawyer during the
tumultuous Gilded Age in order to champion poor workers, blacks, and
social and political outcasts against big business, Jim Crow, and
corrupt officials. He became famous defending union leader Eugene Debs
in the land-mark Pullman Strike case and went from one headline case to
the next-until he was nearly crushed by an indictment for bribing a
jury. He redeemed himself in Dayton, Tennessee, defending schoolteacher
John Scopes in the 'Monkey Trial,' cementing his place in history.  
Now, John A. Farrell draws on previously unpublished correspondence and
memoirs to offer a candid account of Darrow's divorce, affairs, and
disastrous finances; new details of his feud with his law partner, the
famous poet Edgar Lee Masters; a shocking disclosure about one of his
most controversial cases; and explosive revelations of shady tactics he
used in his own trial for bribery.   Clarence Darrow is a sweeping, surprising portrait of a leg-endary legal mind.

Genres:

Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned

by John A. Farrell

has successfully been added to your shopping cart

Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned, John A. Farrell
Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned, John A. Farrell
This title is due for release on February 27, 2012.

Enter your email below to be notified as soon as it is available!

By clicking "Notify Me" you consent to receiving electronic marketing communications from Audiobooks.com. You will be able to unsubscribe at any time.

Already a member? Log In to add this title to your wishlist.
Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned, John A. Farrell
This title is due for release on February 27, 2012
We'll send you an email as soon as it is available!

Already a member?
Log in to add this title in your wishlist
Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned, John A. Farrell
Please Log in and add this title to your wishlist.
Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned, John A. Farrell

We will send you an email as soon as this title is available.