Accelerated Reader Bookfinder US - Book DetailGoliath is an American legal drama web television series by Amazon Studios. The show was commissioned with a straight-to-series order of eight episodes on December 1, ,  and premiered on October 13, , on Prime Video. Goliath follows "a down-and-out lawyer Thornton as he seeks redemption. His one shot depends on getting justice in a legal system where truth has become a commodity, and the scales of justice have never been more heavily weighed toward the rich and powerful. On May 14, , it was announced that Amazon had issued a pilot order for the series, then titled Trial , based on a script by David E. Kelley and Jonathan Shapiro. On August 7, , it was announced that the first season would premiere on October 13,
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John Steinbeck is remembered as one of the greatest and best-loved American writers of the twentieth century. The Grapes of Wrath, published in , earned him a Pulitzer Prize. In , he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Drifters in search of work, George and his simple-minded friend Lennie, have nothing in the world except each other - and a dream. A dream that one day they will have some land of their own. Eventually they find work on a ranch, but their hopes are doomed as Lennie - struggling against extreme cruelty, misunderstanding and jealousy - becomes a victim of his own strength.
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