A Civil Action by Jonathan Harr

This book is a non-fiction account of a water contamination case in Woburn, Massachusetts. A determined lawyer fights on behalf of eight families whose children have died from leukemia caused by industrial pollution. The narrative explores the complex legal battle against two large corporations, revealing the intricacies of the American legal system, the sacrifices required for justice, and the impact of corporate power on individual lives.

The 8701st greatest book of all time


Published
1995
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
500
Words
150,000
Original Language
English

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