The local / Joey Hartstone.
- ISBN: 9780385547819
- Physical Description: 309 pages ; 25 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 
The town of "Marshall is flooded with patent lawyers, all of whom find work being the local voice for the big-city legal teams that need to sway a small-town jury. One of the best is James Euchre. Euchre's new client is Amir Zawar, a ... CEO forced to defend his life's work against a software patent infringement. Late one night, after a heated confrontation in a preliminary hearing, Judge Gardner is found murdered in the courthouse parking lot. All signs point to Zawar--he has motive, he has opportunity, and he has no alibi. Moreover, he is an outsider, a ... Pakistani-American businessman, the son of immigrants, who stands accused of killing a ... hometown hero. Zawar claims his innocence, and demands that Euchre defend him"-- Provided by publisher.
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