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Fortas The Rise and Ruin of a Supreme Court Justice by Bruce Allen Murphy

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Published by William Morrow & Co .
Written in English


  • U.S. Supreme Court,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • United States,
  • General,
  • Biography,
  • Fortas, Abe,
  • Judges

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages717
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7725893M
ISBN 100688053572
ISBN 109780688053574

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