True Justice (Abridged) Audiobook, by Robert K. Tanenbaum Play Audiobook Sample

True Justice (Abridged) Audiobook

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Read By: Chris Meloni Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Listen Time: at 1.0x Speed 2.83 hours at 1.5x Speed 2.13 hours at 2.0x Speed Series: The Butch Karp and Marlene Ciampi Series Release Date: August 2000 Format: Abridged Audiobook ISBN: 9780743549318

Quick Stats About this Audiobook

Total Audiobook Chapters:

8

Longest Chapter Length:

35:43 minutes

Shortest Chapter Length:

28:42 minutes

Average Chapter Length:

32:20 minutes

Audiobooks by this Author:

34

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Publisher Description

For Butch Karp, chief assistant district attorney for New York County, the nightmare begins when a shocking act of negligence results in homicide. Goaded by the media's sensational publicity, the public is screaming for blood, and the DA is listening. It is Butch Karp's unpleasant job to give the public what it wants -- a thorough administration of hard-line justice -- by prosecuting a poor, Hispanic, fifteen-year-old mother for murder.

Complicating matters further is Butch's wife, private investigator Marlene Ciampi, who has decided to return to law. On her first assignment, a case involving an equally unspeakable tragedy, Marlene has the unenviable task of taking on a politically ambitious local prosecutor who is pressing to charge a suburban teenager with capital murder.

With Butch and Marlene squaring off on opposite sides of a national debate, things couldn't get worse, until an astonishing turn of events puts their daughter at the center of a horrifying crime. Suddenly, everything they believe in is challenged, as they are drawn into a maelstrom of big city politics and small town values, where justice is sacrificed to the twin gods of public perception and expediency -- and Karp must struggle to salvage his self-respect, his career, and his very life.

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"Another Butch Karp,Marlene Ciampi bestseller.You should read them all. "

— Bnschmid (4 out of 5 stars)

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  • “Deftly handled.” 

    — Los Angeles Times
  • “A keenly intelligent book, many cuts above the usual courtroom procedural.” 

    — Amazon.com, editorial review
  • “For those who prefer their legal thrillers with plenty of spice and a high IQ, Tanenbaum remains an essential addiction.” 

    — Publishers Weekly
  • “Vintage Tanenbaum: each of the deftly drawn characters wrestles with the moral dilemmas raised by the intertwined plots in a believable way, and readers will close True Justice’s final page satisfied they’ve wrestled with those dilemmas a bit themselves.”

    — Booklist

Awards

  • A New York Times bestseller

True Justice Listener Reviews

Overall Performance: 3.53846153846154 out of 53.53846153846154 out of 53.53846153846154 out of 53.53846153846154 out of 53.53846153846154 out of 5 (3.54)
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  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " Listened to this on a road trip-Great read. Author renouned lawyer "

    — Lynn, 12/11/2013
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " The characters are so interesting, I'm glad to see there are other books with the same cast. Good job! "

    — Linda, 12/28/2012
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " Love the Roger Karp series. Have read most all of them several times. "

    — Carol, 1/15/2012
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " This book statrted slow but ended up being a good "Lawyer" book. "

    — Jp, 12/15/2011
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " Another Butch Karp,Marlene Ciampi bestseller.You should read them all. "

    — Bnschmid, 12/14/2011
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " this was the first book in the series I read. I liked it enough to continue to read. I'm a big fan of Law and Order and this series has some parallels that I like. "

    — Daniel, 10/6/2011
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " Kind of grisley in the beginning but I love the characters he's created. They have real depth. Makes me want to always read more about them. I'm hooked. "

    — Peggy, 9/21/2010
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " Daughter Lucy is involved and Marlene takes a case in Delaware. "

    — Patty, 6/8/2010
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " The characters are so interesting, I'm glad to see there are other books with the same cast. Good job! "

    — Linda, 5/24/2010
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " Listened to this on a road trip-Great read. Author renouned lawyer "

    — Lynn253davis, 3/10/2010
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " this was the first book in the series I read. I liked it enough to continue to read. I'm a big fan of Law and Order and this series has some parallels that I like. "

    — Daniel, 7/26/2009
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " Kind of grisley in the beginning but I love the characters he's created. They have real depth. Makes me want to always read more about them. I'm hooked. "

    — Peggy, 7/11/2009
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " This book statrted slow but ended up being a good "Lawyer" book. "

    — Jp, 1/30/2008

About Robert K. Tanenbaum

Robert K. Tanenbaum is one of the country’s most respected and successful trial lawyers. Previously, he was the homicide bureau chief for the New York District Attorney’s Office and deputy chief counsel to the congressional committee investigations into the assassinations of John F. Kennedy and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He has taught advanced criminal procedure at the University of California, Berkeley, and conducts continuing legal education seminars in California, New York, and Pennsylvania. He is a New York Times bestselling author. Some of his works include Outrage, Betrayed, Counterplay, Fury, Hoax, and two true-crime books, The Piano Teacher: The True Story of a Psychotic Killer and Badge of the Assassin.

About Chris Meloni

Chris Meloni is an American narrator and actor with numerous roles in both television and film. He is best known for his television roles as NYPD Detective Elliot Stabler on the NBC police drama Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and as inmate Chris Keller on the HBO prison drama Oz. He graduated in 1983 from the University of Colorado at Boulder, where he first studied acting, after which he went to New York and continued his studies at the famed Neighborhood Playhouse and the Center for the Media Arts. His Law & Order role brought him two nominations for a PRISM Award in 2004 and 2008 as well as a nomination in 2006 for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. In 2012, he returned to HBO as the vampire Roman on True Blood. He lives in New Canaan, Connecticut.