THE CRIME OF SHEILA MCGOUGH

By: MALCOLM, JANET

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In the winter of 1996, the writer Janet Malcolm received a letter from a st ranger - a disbarred lawyer named Sheila McGough, who had recently been rel eased from prison, and who wrote that she been convicted of crimes she had not committed. McGough's was an obscure fraud case, just as McGough herself was obscure: a fifty-four- year- old woman who when Malcolm met her 'looke d and sounded like a blandly wholesome heroine of fifties movies', toiling in the lower reaches of the American legal profession. Malcolm, however, de cided to look into her alleged crime. Out of her investigations and her com pelling narration there emerges a startling portrait of American cupidity a nd American law, and of a woman too innocent to survive among either.

Title: THE CRIME OF SHEILA MCGOUGH

Author Name: MALCOLM, JANET

Categories: True Crime,

Publisher: Granta Books: 2006

ISBN Number: 1862078416

ISBN Number 13: 9781862078413

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: RWARE0000032935