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HarperCollins, Oct 30, 2007 - Fiction - 288 pages

New York Times #1 bestselling author Scott Turow returns to fictional Kindle County with his gripping new thriller, Limitations. A t 59, George Mason has sat as a judge on the Court of Appeals in Kindle County for nearly a decade. Yet, when a disturbing rape case is brought before him, Judge Mason begins to question the very nature of the law and his role within it. What is troubling Mason so deeply? Is it his wife’s recent diagnosis or the strange and threatening e-mails he has started to receive? Or is there something in the case, centring around an episode of sexual violence committed four years. earlier, that has led him to question his fitness to judge? In Limitations, Turow probes the limitations not only of the law but of human understanding.

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An appellate court judge must decide a case that brings up unpleasant memories from his own past and confuses the matter for him. He's also receiving strange, threatening emails from an unknown source ... Read full review

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A very good exploration of a tough subject in a limited context. Appellate Judge George Mason must revisit his own youth after hearing arguments in a case involving an old sexual assault. He and his ... Read full review


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SCOT TUROW is the world-renowned author of eight bestselling novels about the law, including Presumed Innocent and Ordinary Heroes. He lives outside Chicago, where he is a partner in the firm of Sonnenschein, Nath and Rosenthal.

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