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Imagine being a public defender then one day, finding yourself needing one. Katarzina Gwiazda, called Star, is literally fighting for her life after being accused of blowing up a judge. She learns who her true friends are as well as which colleges are trustworthy. Once arrested, Star receives no special treatment. To the contrary, she now gaines firsthand experience like those of her mistreated clients. Proving her own innocence unmasks the corruption that disguises itself in blue.   
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 20% Tone of story    -   very upbeat Time/era of story:    -   2000+ (Present) Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Legal Thriller    -   Yes Legal Plotlets    -   finding out whether someone is really guilty

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   a lawyer creature Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Mid-Atlantic states

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets    -   exploded into bits Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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