Ordinary Heroes (novel)


Ordinary Heroes (novel)
Ordinary Heroes  
Author(s) Scott Turow
Country United States
Language English
Genre(s) Legal thriller, War novel
Publisher Farrar Straus & Giroux
Publication date 2005
Media type Print (Hardback & Paperback)
Pages 512 pp (first edition, hardback)
494 (paperback)
ISBN ISBN 0-446-61748-2 (paperback)
OCLC Number 71756644
Preceded by 'Ultimate Punishment'
Followed by 'Limitations'

Ordinary Heroes, published in 2005, is a novel by Scott Turow. It tells the story of a journalist who uncovers writings of his father while going through his things following his funeral. The novel, told in first person, traces the son's journey into uncovering his father's role in World War II in the European Theatre.

Many of the minor characters in Ordinary Heroes also appear in other Turow novels, which are all set in fictional, Midwestern Kindle County.


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