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From the New York Times bestselling author Joseph Finder comes a fast-paced legal thriller, High Crimes. Meet Claire Heller Chapman. A criminal defense attorney who's made a name for herself by taking on―and winning―the toughest cases, Claire still manages to have a relatively calm life as a Harvard Law School professor, devoted wife, and proud mother to six-year-old Annie/5(). High Crimes is journalist Michael Kodas's gripping account of life on top of the world--where man is every bit as deadly as Mother Nature. In the years following the publication of Into Thin Air, much has changed on Mount all the books documenting the glorious adventures in mountains around the world, none details how the recent infusion of wealthy climbers/5. Buy the Book: Amazon Barnes & Noble Books-a-Million Hudson Booksellers IndieBound iBooks Kobo Amazon Audio Published by: St. Martin’s Press Release Date: March 1, ISBN Series: Standalone Novels. About. Made into a Fox film starring Ashley Judd and Morgan Freeman. Washington Post Book World "Kodas's descriptions of the struggles confronting even the best-prepared climbers leave the reader breathless."— Dallas Morning News "[ High Crimes] is hair-raising and lays bare the excitement and fear that face great explorers at the top of the world Well written, and as deftly plotted as the finest /5(21).
High Crimes was almost impossible to put down. Thankfully I read this book over the Thanksgiving holiday, when some serious time could be allocated to relaxing and reading. High Crimes is a fast-paced, enjoyable read from the very beginning. There is /5(6). High Crimes was the basis of the Morgan Freeman/Ashley Judd movie, and Paranoia was the basis for film with Liam Hemsworth, Harrison Ford and Gary Oldman. Killer Instinct is also in development as a major motion picture. Born in Chicago, Finder studied Russian at Yale and Harvard/5(36). HIGH CRIMES. by Joseph Finder. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON BARNES & NOBLE GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW Turning from international intrigue (The Zero Hour, , etc.) to courtroom drama--think A Few Good Men starring a wife defending her husband--Finder spins his tightest web yet. Four Stars for High Crimes This was my first Joseph Finder book and it held my interest throughout. I am somewhat unfamiliar with the military code of justice, as well as the differences between that and civilian law, and it was interesting to learn some of the nuances of each.
I've rated this book 3 stars because I just find the story of Everest absolutely fascinating and 'High Crimes' adds to this narrative in a way that, while sad, is important and convincing. What detracts from the account is the author's use of himself and his fellows as . In High Crimes and Misdemeanors, constitutional scholar Frank O. Bowman, III offers unprecedented clarity to the question of impeachment, tracing its roots to medieval England through its adoption in the Constitution and years of American experience. While the book is thus timely, it is really a volume for the ages: a comprehensive Author: Frank O. Bowman. The information about High Crimes shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the. The phrase “high crimes and misdemeanors” appears in Article II section 4 of the U.S. Constitution: The President, Vice President and all Civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed Author: Madeleine Carlisle.