Edges of boards and DJ have light shelfwear. DJ protected with mylar and not clipped. Pages tight and clean. Retired library book with usual marks and attachments. Pocket removed. 356 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1975. ISBN: 0385011482. Marc Conte is one of New York's best criminal lawyers-smart, dedicated and tough. He's got a first-class reputation and a future that looks brighter every day. At thirty-two he's already up for a judgeship. But in the tangled world of New York's legal profession, futures are made and broken overnight, and in the broiling tension of a Manhattan summer this young attorney is about to meet a cast of characters that will give him the challenge of his distinguished career.