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Limitations (Kindle County, Book 7) by Scott Turow

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By Scott Turow

A Picador Paperback Original

From the number one New York Times bestselling writer of Presumed Innocent comes a compelling new felony secret that includes George Mason from Personal Injuries. initially commissioned and released via The manhattan occasions Magazine, this variation comprises extra material.

Life would appear to have long past good for George Mason. His days as a felony safeguard legal professional are lengthy in the back of him. At fifty-nine, he has sat as a pass judgement on at the court docket of Appeals in Kindle County for almost a decade. but, whilst a traumatic rape case is introduced earlier than him, the pass judgement on starts to query the very nature of the legislations and his function inside it. what's troubling George Mason so deeply? Is it his wife's contemporary prognosis? Or the unusual and dangerous e-mails he has began to obtain? and what's it approximately this terrible case of sexual attack, now on trial in his court, that has led him to query his health to judge?

In Limitations, Scott Turow, the grasp of the felony mystery, returns to Kindle County with a page-turning leisure that asks the most important questions of all. Ingeniously, and with nice economic system of fashion, Turow probes the constraints not just of the legislation yet of human realizing itself.

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How did consumers come to value Nike so much compared to its competitors? Nike is a seminal cultural innovation. Yet, conventional explanations avoid grappling with the cultural aspects of Nike’s innovation and, as a result, fail to explain why Nike was so successful. Many experts view Nike as a better-mousetraps poster child: Nike engineered the best shoes and earned a reputation for great performance as a result. But, as we demonstrate, this argument does not align with the historical facts. Nike’s famed shoe innovations happened early on and do not coincide with the brand’s takeoff.

The company was having trouble getting consumers to pay attention to its air-cushion technology. Jordan flew through the air in superhuman fashion on the way to his patented dunks. Therefore, Nike management reasoned, he was a natural spokesman for ‘‘air’’ (never mind that the technology was to cushion shocks, not to propel mere mortals toward the rim). Nike went to the trouble of designing a unique Jordan shoe for this purpose—Air Jordans. What set them apart was the flashy red and black design, echoing the team colors of the Chicago Bulls, in contrast to the white shoes everybody else in the league wore.

Ideologically speaking, the order of the day was a demand not only to revive the original industrious version of the American Dream, but to push these ideals even harder in the face of the economic challenges of the day. As the economy came to a halt, and along with it the increases in standard of living that had become a birthright, Americans struggled to find out what went wrong and how they should respond. The emerging rough-and-tumble free-agent economy demanded a very different mentality from what they were used to.

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