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Judgment calls

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Published by Henry Holt in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Portland (Or.)
    • Subjects:
    • Teenage girls -- Crimes against -- Fiction.,
    • Teenage prostitution -- Fiction.,
    • Public prosecutors -- Fiction.,
    • Women lawyers -- Fiction.,
    • Portland (Or.) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAlafair Burke.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3602.U755 J8 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination337 p. ;
      Number of Pages337
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3578832M
      ISBN 100805073868
      LC Control Number2002192175

      Judgment Calls (Book): Burke, Alafair: A seemingly simple assault case spirals into a complex web of violence and deception in this bold debut thriller Deputy District Attorney Samantha Kincaid walks into her office in Portland's Drug and Vice Division one Monday morning to find three police officers waiting for her. A thirteen-year-old girl has been brutally attacked and left .


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