Pierce O'Donnell is one of the foremost trial lawyers in America and a bestselling author. In a storied career spanning a half century, he has won numerous landmark decisions that have changed the law. In Last Pick, we are transported back to his boyhood to learn what made him the dynamic, bigger-than-life man who has championed the rights of the voiceless and vulnerable, while writing six acclaimed books, a feature film, and a stage play. Pierce lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife Carmen.
"O'Donnell's story doesn't confine itself solely to him...The rich history that he provides in this wonderful memoir ensures the past lives on." --San Francisco Book Review
"An affectionate, appealing, and unsentimental look back on an all-American boyhood in the '50s." --Kirkus