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Author Scott Turow Scott Turow was born in Chicago in 1949. He is a writer and attorney. Turow graduated with high honors from Amherst College in 1970. He was Edith Mirrielees Fellow at Stanford University Creative Writing Center from 1970 - 1972. From 1972 - 1975, Turow taught Creative Writing at Stanford as E. H. Jones Lecturer. In 1975, he entered Harvard Law School and graduated with honors in 1978. From 1978 - 1986, he was an Assistant United States Attorney in Chicago and served as lead counsel in a number of prosecutions related to corruption in the legal profession connected to Operation Greylord, a federal investigation of corruption into the Illinois judiciary.

Turow is the author of ten best-selling works of fiction and non-fiction. His books have won a number of literary awards, including the Heartland Prize in 2003 for Reversible Errors, the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award in 2004 for Ultimate Punishment and Time Magazine's Best Work of Fiction, 1999 for Personal Injuries. His books have been translated into more than 40 languages, sold more than 30 million copies world-wide and have been adapted into a full length film and two television miniseries.

He frequently contributes essays and op-ed pieces to publications such as The New York Times, Washington Post, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, Playboy and The Atlantic.

Turow has been active in a number of charitable causes including organizations that promote literacy, education and legal rights. In 1997 - 1998, he served as president of the Authors Guild, the nation's largest membership organization of professional writers and served as President once again from 2010-2014. He is an Emeritus Trustee of Amherst College.

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Testimony
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Testimony by Scott Turow

Identical
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Identical by Scott Turow

Innocent
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Innocent by Scott Turow

Innocent
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Limitations by Scott Turow

Ordinary Heroes
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Ordinary Heroes by Scott Turow

Ultimate Punishment
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Ultimate Punishment by Scott Turow
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Turow, Scott | Personal Injuries | Book on Tape Personal Injuries | Turow, Scott | Book on Tape

Audio Edition. 1999 NY: Random House. Audio book (abridged [4 cassettes, 6 hours]), read by Joe Mantegna.

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Burden of Proof, The | Turow, Scott | Signed First Edition Book Turow, Scott | Burden of Proof, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 1990 NY: FSG First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Innocent | Turow, Scott | Signed First Edition Book Turow, Scott | Innocent | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  May 2010 NY: Grand Central Publishing  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Laws of Our Fathers, The | Turow, Scott | First Edition Book Turow, Scott | Laws of Our Fathers, The | First Edition Copy

1996 NY: FSG  First edition, first printing, new/unread in flawless dust jacket.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Laws of Our Fathers, The | Turow, Scott | First Edition Book Turow, Scott | Laws of Our Fathers, The | First Edition Copy

First Edition Hardcover Book 1996 NY: Farrar Straus Giroux First edition, first printing, near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1996 NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux   First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Laws of Our Fathers, The | Turow, Scott | Signed Limited Edition Book Turow, Scott | Laws of Our Fathers, The | Signed Limited Edition Book

Author Signed Limited Edition Book.  1996 NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux  Limited Edition, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author, and slipcased.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Limitations | Turow, Scott | First Edition Trade Paper Book Turow, Scott | Limitations | First Edition Trade Paper Book

First Edition Trade Paperback Book   2006 NY: Picador   First Trade Paperback edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in pictorial wraps.

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Ordinary Heroes | Turow, Scott | First Edition Canadian Book Turow, Scott | Ordinary Heroes | First Edition Canadian Book

2005 NY: HarperCollins  First Canadian edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Ordinary Heroes | Turow, Scott | First Edition Book Turow, Scott | Ordinary Heroes | First Edition Copy

2005 NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Ordinary Heroes | Turow, Scott | Signed First Edition Book Turow, Scott | Ordinary Heroes | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2005 NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Ordinary Heroes | Turow, Scott | Signed First Edition Book Turow, Scott | Ordinary Heroes | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 2005 NY: HarperCollins First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author, remainder marked.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Personal Injuries | Turow, Scott | Book - Advance Reading Copy Turow, Scott | Personal Injuries | Book - Advance Reading Copy

Advance Reading Copy 1999 NY: FSG Advance reading copy, mint, new/unread in flawless pictorial wraps.

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Personal Injuries | Turow, Scott | First Edition Book Turow, Scott | Personal Injuries | First Edition Copy

1999 NY: FSG  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Personal Injuries | Turow, Scott | Signed First Edition Book Turow, Scott | Personal Injuries | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1999 NY: FSG  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Personal Injuries | Turow, Scott | Signed First Edition Book Turow, Scott | Personal Injuries | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1999 NY: FSG  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author, remainder marked.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Personal Injuries | Turow, Scott | Signed First Edition Book Turow, Scott | Personal Injuries | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1999 NY: FSG  First edition, later printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Pleading Guilty | Turow, Scott | Signed First Edition Book Turow, Scott | Pleading Guilty | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 1993 NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Pleading Guilty | Turow, Scott | Signed First Edition Book Turow, Scott | Pleading Guilty | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book  1993 NY: FSG First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Pleading Guilty | Turow, Scott | Signed First Edition Book Turow, Scott | Pleading Guilty | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book 1993 NY: FSG First edition, first printing, fine in a very good (some delamination to jacket front) dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Presumed Innocent | Turow, Scott | Signed First Edition Book Turow, Scott | Presumed Innocent | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. July 1987  FSG  First edition, first printing, about average (toning typical with this title) in near-fine dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Presumed Innocent | Turow, Scott | Signed First Edition Book Turow, Scott | Presumed Innocent | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. July 1987  FSG  First edition, first printing, very good (toning typical with this title) in price-clipped dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Reversible Errors | Turow, Scott | Signed First Edition Book Turow, Scott | Reversible Errors | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book  2002 NY:  Farrar, Straus and Giroux  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author, remainder marked.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Testimony | Turow, Scott | Signed First Edition Book Turow, Scott | Testimony | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  May 2017 NY: Grand Central  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Ultimate Punishment | Turow, Scott | First Edition Book Turow, Scott | Ultimate Punishment | First Edition Copy

2003 NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket.

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Ultimate Punishment: A Lawyer's Reflections on Dealing with the Death Penalty | Turow, Scott | Signed First Edition Book Turow, Scott | Ultimate Punishment: A Lawyer's Reflections on Dealing with the Death Penalty | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2003 NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux  First edition, later printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Scott Turow Bibliography


Fiction

  • Presumed Innocent - 1987
  • The Burden of Proof - 1990
  • Pleading Guilty - 1993
  • The Laws of Our Fathers - 1996
  • Guilty As Charged - 1996
  • Personal Injuries - 1999*
  • Reversible Errors - 2002*
  • The Best American Mystery Stories - 2006
  • Innocent - 2010
  • Identical - 2013
  • Testimony - May 2017

Non-Fiction

  • One L - 1977
  • Ultimate Punishment: A Lawyer's Reflections on Dealing with the Death Penalty - 2003*
  • Hard Listening - 2013

Scott Turow Awards

  • Time Magazine's Best Work of Fiction for Personal Injuries - 1999
  • Heartland Prize for Reversible Errors - 2003
  • Robert F. Kennedy Book Award for Ultimate Punishment - 2004

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