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Clarence Darrow

Attorney (18-Apr-1857 — 13-Mar-1938)


Geoffrey Cowan. The People v. Clarence Darrow: The Bribery Trial of America's Greatest Lawyer. New York: Random House. 1993. 546pp.

Clarence Darrow. The Story of My Life. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1932. 456pp.

John A. Farrell. Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned. Doubleday. 2011. 576pp.

Miriam Gurko. Clarence Darrow. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell. 1965. 280pp.

Willard D. Hunsberger. Clarence Darrow: A Bibliography. Scarecrow Press. 1981. 215pp.

Richard J. Jensen. Clarence Darrow: The Creation of an American Myth. Greenwood Press. 1992. 352pp.

Mike Papantonio. Clarence Darrow, the Journeyman: Lessons for the Modern Lawyer. Pensacola, FL: Seville Publishing. 1997. 255pp.

David Stannard. Honor Killing: Race, Rape, and Clarence Darrow's Spectacular Last Case. Penguin. 2006. 496pp.

Irving Stone. Clarence Darrow: For the Defense. New York: Doubleday. 1941. 570pp.

Kevin Tierney. Darrow: A Biography. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell. 1979. 490pp.

Phyllis Vine. One Man's Castle: Clarence Darrow in Defense of the American Dream. HarperCollins. 2004. 337pp. The case of Ossian Sweet.

Arthur Weinberg; Lila Weinberg. Clarence Darrow: A Sentimental Rebel. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1980. 462pp.


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  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.263)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.166)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.386)

  10. Webster's American Biographies (p.253)

  11. Twentieth Century Authors (p.349)

  12. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.184)

  13. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.252)

  14. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.174)

  15. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.135)

  16. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.215)

  17. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.1, p.660)

  18. Legends in Their Own Time (p.61)

  19. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.357)

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