The Lawyer, A Book Review

Posted on March 2nd, by admin in Book Reviews, Law, On My Mind. No Comments

Louis D. Brandeis: A Life by Melvin I. Urofsky

A specter is haunting the nation. Theodore Dreiser’s Frank Algernon Cowperwood; the financier, the titan, “perfectly calm, deadly cold,” selling stock he did not own. As the banker, he was entrusted with other people’s money. “[L]ike a spider in a spangled net, every thread of which he knew, had laid, had tested, he surrounded and entangled himself in a splendid, glittering network of connections, and he was watching the details.”

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