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The Justice from Beacon Hill The Life and Times of Oliver Wendell Holmes

By: Baker, Liva

Price: $14.72

Publisher: New York, Harpercollins: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004416

ISBN: 0060166290

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


The jacket is lightly bent on the spine head. A black remainder mark about 1" long is on the page tops. ; Oliver Wendell Holmes is one of the most intriguing figures in American law. This book is the first biography to capture Holmes's professional and private life with unmatched thoroughness and accuracy. The author drew on much Holmes material untouched by other biographers. She begins with Holmes's Boston-Brahmin family, complex relationship with his father, and the powerful impact on his life his military experiences in the Civil War had. His years as a Boston lawyer and Harvard law pr... View more info