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Book Information: Lily White

Lily White (1996) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

Meet Lily White, Long Island criminal defense lawyer. Smart, savvy, and down-to-earth, Lee can spot a phony the way her haughty mother can spot an Armani. Enter handsome career con man Norman Torkelson, charged with strangling his latest mark after bilking her out of her life's savings. As the astonishing twists and reverses of the Torkleson case are revealed, so too is the riveting story behind Lee's life.

Original title: Lily White
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryCrime/Caper
FictionCrime and MysteryCourtroom Drama

Edition #1: Lili White

Lili White (1996)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "Murder, sex, and humor make for a wickedly entertaining combination." People
  • "Her richest book yet." Newsday
  • "Riveting...Best of all is the character of Lee, smart and sassy...self-deluded at the same time. Her good-humored, self-knowing, self-mocking voice is a treat for the ear." Boston Globe
  • "The ingredients for another bestseller." Baltimore Sun
  • "Stunning...Isaacs has created an ingenious novel that breaks out of the mystery genre. In fact, it sets the genre, in which, typically, the killer is brought to justice, on its ear." Cincinnati Post
  • "Touching, funny and fast-paced." St. Paul Pioneer Press
  • "Shiny fun, jampacked full of story." Atlanta Journal
  • "Isaacs delivers witty, wicked satire from beginning to end." Entertainment Weekly
  • "Not only an entertaining legal drama, but a chilling account of family scapegoating...Reading this smart, sassy book on the beach will be the very picture of civilization and its contents." NPR's Fresh Air
  • "Lily is a funny, nervy survivor of some major house guest you'll wish could stay longer." Glamour
  • "A well-written, moving story that will keep the reader engrossed all the way." Miami Herald
  • "On one level Isaacs has created a pitch-perfect social satire...on another...she has written a psychological thriller whose portraits of an amoral conman and his mate, of the dehumanizing effects of the prison system and of the state of criminal investigation are rendered with snappy authenticity." Publishers Weekly
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Manifested in:

Lili White (September 1998)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Harper Torch
ISBN: 9780061093098
Dimensions: 6.96 x 4.28 x 1.48 in
Pages: 656

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