The Gift of a Great Book

As a practicing trusts-and-estates attorney, I approached a book with a plot about an unusual bequest in a last will and testament and whose narrator was an 80-year-old lawyer with great anticipation. Jim Stovall's short (154 page) novel, The Ultimate Gift, did not disappoint. Unfortunately, the book's film adaptation, just released in March, is another story. And it remains to be seen what comes

As a practicing trusts-and-estates attorney, I approached a book with a plot about an unusual bequest in a last will and testament and whose narrator was an 80-year-old “T&E” lawyer with great anticipation. Jim Stovall's short (154 page) novel, The Ultimate Gift, did not disappoint. Unfortunately, the book's film adaptation, just released in March, is another story. And it remains to be seen what comes of The Ultimate Gift Experience, a business launched by Stovall and the movie's

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