David Wolfe's life is approaching an exhilarating peak: he's a successful San Francisco lawyer, he's about to get married, and he's being primed for a run for Congress. But when the phone rings and he hears the voice of Hana Arift̄he Palestinian, the woman with whom he had a secret affair in law school, he begins a completely unexpected journey. The next day, the prime minister of Israel is assassinated by a suicide bomber while visiting San Francisco; soon, Hana herself is accused of being the mastermind behind the murder. Now David faces an agonizing choice: Will he, a Jew, represent Hana - who may well be guilty - or will he turn away the one woman he can never forget?
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - johnwbeha - LibraryThing
I nearly always enjoy Richard North Patterson's books; the story is always good and the background interesting. In this case the former is true but the latter dominates. The story puts us all right in ... Read full review
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Engaged to be married and poised to run for the senate, David Wolfe's life is turned inside out when ex-lover and "the one that got away" Hana Arif asks him to defend her in a trial in which she is ... Read full review