Verdict in the desert

  • 342 Pages
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Social life and customs, Race relations, Man-woman relationships, Murder, Mexican Americans, Fi
StatementPatricia Santos Marcantonio
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3613.A729 V47 2016
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 342 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27205413M
ISBN 101558858237
ISBN 139781558858237
LC Control Number2015050002
OCLC/WorldCa926062314

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Verdict In The Desert by Marcantonio, Patricia Santos In the summer ofeveryone knows his place in Arizona. Michael Shaw is an alcoholic lawyer struggling with his reputation as the son of one of Mitchell County's wealthiest, most successful attorneys.

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Verdict in the Desert is funded in part by a grant from the city of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance. We are grateful for their support.

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An attorney working in his high-powered father's Tucson firm in the late s is assigned to represent a Mexican woman accused of killing her husband, and his involvement with the young Mexican-American woman serving as the defendant's translator opens his eyes to both the racism inherent to the times and the possibility of love.

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California man guilty of killing family of 4 found in desert. By AMY TAXIN J Prosecutors declined to comment after the verdict, and families on both sides left without speaking to reporters.

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