The Run of His Life: The People V. O.J. Simpson

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Simon & Schuster, 1996 - True Crime - 482 pages
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It has been the most closely watched and controversial legal proceeding of our time, and Jeffrey Toobin has written the definitive history of what has become the trial of the century. Here is the whole story of the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman and their aftermath, as it has never been told - rich in character, driven by the nonstop plot of a legal thriller, and nuanced by the foibles, vanities, and idiosyncrasies of its participants. Featuring a new chapter on the O.J. Simpson civil trial, The Run of His Life - hailed by The Wall Street Journal as "the pick of the litter" - is a breathtakingly paced narrative that will long outlast the daily headlines.

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User Review  - SigmundFraud - LibraryThing

I enjoyed this book though there was too much detail for me. It is well written. Since I lived through this tragedy there wasn't too much new. I always thought OJ Simpson was guilty beyond a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Susan.Macura - LibraryThing

As most of America did, I followed the case of O.J. Simpson who was accused of murdering his ex-wife Nicole and Ron Goldman as it wound its way through the courts. I remember being surprised at the ... Read full review


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Jeffrey Toobin has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1993 and is also the legal analyst for ABC News. He received his A.B. from Harvard College and is a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School. Toobin lives in New York City with his wife and two children.

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