No Ordinary Man: A Life of George Carman by Dominic Carman

No Ordinary Man: A Life of George Carman by Dominic Carman

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The successful defence of former Liberal leader, Jeremy Thorpe, on charges of conspiracy to murder, mad George Carman QC famous. In a full account of his life, Dominic Carman explains how his father fought to become the star of the Bar.
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The successful defence of former Liberal leader, Jeremy Thorpe, on charges of conspiracy to murder, made Geroge Carman QC famous. His mastery of cross-examination and speech-making succeeded in winning a string of high-profile cases that earned him the titles of Great Defender and King of Libel. 'Gorgeous George' attracted a string of celebrity clients and his public triumphs made front page news. Yet, this very private man remained a mystery. In a full and frank account of his life, Dominic Carman explains how his father, the ambitious boy from Blackpool, fought to become the star of the Bar. This compelling account, reveals the story of a man whose private life was as extraordinary as his public life was successful.

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SKU GOR001339599
Title No Ordinary Man: A Life of George Carman
Author By (author) Dominic Carman
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Multiple copy pack
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Year Published 2002
Number of Pages 342
ISBN 10 0340820985
ISBN 13 9780340820988
Edition N/A
Prizes No
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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The successful defence of former Liberal leader, Jeremy Thorpe, on charges of conspiracy to murder, made Geroge Carman QC famous. His mastery of cross-examination and speech-making succeeded in winning a string of high-profile cases that earned him the titles of Great Defender and King of Libel. 'Gorgeous George' attracted a string of celebrity clients and his public triumphs made front page news. Yet, this very private man remained a mystery. In a full and frank account of his life, Dominic Carman explains how his father, the ambitious boy from Blackpool, fought to become the star of the Bar. This compelling account, reveals the story of a man whose private life was as extraordinary as his public life was successful.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001339599
Title No Ordinary Man: A Life of George Carman
Author By (author) Dominic Carman
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Multiple copy pack
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Year Published 2002
Number of Pages 342
ISBN 10 0340820985
ISBN 13 9780340820988
Edition N/A
Prizes No
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No

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