In this novel, lawyer Archie McAdoo and son Ned wrestle with a controversial case involving a gay client who claims he was fired for being HIV-positive. As ever in the law, truth and justice are a lot more complicated and elusive than they seem on the surface.
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In this novel, Archie and Ned McAdoo take the case of an animal-rights activist accused of planting a bomb in the Philadelphia Zoo to free its elephants. The paths of 19th and 21st century terrorism cross in this novel’s plot, which is as fresh as this morning’s headlines.
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satisfied, at about 7:15 on Saturday afternoon, he packed up his gear, carried
it outback and loaded it into his van. That night he went to the Irish Pub on
Walnut Street for afew celebratory brews. He ran into a couple of old cronies from the force and a few
turnedinto quite a few, the evening culminating in a
quick trip to Sugar's, a local strip jointfeaturing couch and lap dancing.
Eddy slept late the next day, and didn't get the film developed untilnearly eight that evening. Then he called his client to make sure
he was home and took the pictures in a big, stiff manila envelope out to his
house in Huntingdon Valley. Eddy
leftthere with a white business envelope bulging with
felt pretty good about this gig.
He felt pretty good about it until he read hisPhiladelphia Inquirer the following Friday.