The emperor of Ocean Park
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Published:
New York : Random House Large Print, 2002.
Format:
Large Print
Edition:
1st large print ed.
Physical Desc:
1133 pages (large print) ; 25 cm.
Status:
Main Library - Adult Large Print
Fiction Carter Large Type
Description
An extraordinary fiction debut: a large, stirring novel of suspense that is, at the same time, a work of brilliantly astute social observation.The Emperor of Ocean Parkis set in two privileged worlds: the upper crust African American society of the eastern seaboard--old families who summer on Martha's Vineyard--and the inner circle of an Ivy League law school. It tells the story of a complex family with a single, seductive link to the shadowlands of crime. The Emperor of the title, Judge Oliver Garland, has just died, suddenly. A brilliant legal mind, conservative and famously controversial, Judge Garland made more enemies than friends. Many years before, he'd earned a judge's highest prize: a Supreme Court nomination. But in a scene of bitter humiliation, televised across the country, his nomination collapsed in scandal. The humbling defeat became a private agony, one from which he never recovered. But now the Judge's death raises even more questions--and it seems to be leading to a second, even more terrible scandal. Could Oliver Garland have been murdered? He has left a strange message for his son Talcott, a professor of law at a great university, entrusting him with "the arrangements"--a mysterious puzzle that only Tal can unlock, and only by unearthing the ambiguities of his father's past. When another man is found dead, and then another, Talcott--wry, straight-arrow, almost too self-aware to be a man of action--must risk his career, his marriage, and even his life, following the clues his father left him. Intricate, superbly written, often scathingly funny,The Emperor of Ocean Parkis a triumphant work of fiction, packed with character and incident--a brilliantly crafted tapestry of ambition, family secrets, murder, integrity tested, and justice gone terribly wrong. From the Hardcover edition.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
0375431659
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APA Citation (style guide)

Carter, S. L. (2002). The emperor of Ocean Park. 1st large print ed. New York: Random House Large Print.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Carter, Stephen L., 1954-. 2002. The Emperor of Ocean Park. New York: Random House Large Print.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Carter, Stephen L., 1954-, The Emperor of Ocean Park. New York: Random House Large Print, 2002.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Carter, Stephen L. The Emperor of Ocean Park. 1st large print ed. New York: Random House Large Print, 2002. Print.

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