Defending Jacob: A Novel (Library Version)

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[This is the Audiobook CD Library Version in vinyl case.]

Award-profitable writer William Landay has created the consummate novel of an embattled family in crisis–a suspenseful, character-pushed thriller that is also a spellbinding tale of guilt, betrayal, and the terrifying velocity at which our lives can spin out of control.

Andy Barber has been an assistant district lawyer in his suburban Massachusetts county for far more than 20 yrs. He is highly regarded in his local community, tenacious in the courtroom, and pleased at residence with his spouse, Laurie, and son, Jacob. But when a surprising crime shatters their New England city, Andy is blindsided by what takes place future: his fourteen-year-old son is billed with the murder of a fellow college student.

Each and every parental instinct Andy has rallies to safeguard his boy. Jacob insists that he is innocent, and Andy thinks him. Andy ought to. He’s his father. But as damning points and surprising revelations surface, as a relationship threatens to crumble and the demo intensifies, and as the crisis reveals how minimal a father is aware about his son, Andy will deal with a demo of his possess–in between loyalty and justice, in between truth of the matter and allegation, in between a previous he’s tried out to bury and a upcoming he can’t conceive.