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True Justice is a novel on 20th Century infanticide, or the murder of an infant. The story is told through Butch Karp and his wife Marlene Ciampi. Karp is the Assistant District Attorney for New York County. He has to prosecute a fifteen year old mother who threw her baby out of the window. Marlene was a security guard until she killed the abusive boyfriend of her client. She feels bad that she killed another person so she decides to help a friend and re-enter herself into law. The story is packed with issues of legality, morality, and violence.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 10%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 20% Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Legal Thriller    -   Yes Legal Plotlets    -   finding out whether someone is really guilty

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   a lawyer creature Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very gorey descriptions deaths/dead bodies Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references    -   descript of kissing    -   actual description of sex Unusual forms of death    -   asphyxiation    -   eaten Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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