Novelist Scott Turow asking $5.9M for Glencoe abode

Medium 730778fa0b6e791f1f6188c26827130a Crime novelist Scott Turow and his wife, Annette, have listed for sale their five bedroom, 5.2-bath at 325 Shoreline Court in Glencoe for the asking price of $5.9 million.

The Turows paid $4.79 million for the home in April 2001. The home is located in East Glencoe.

Cathy Gibson Fay of Prudential Rubloff real estate is the listing agent for the home.

Mr. Turow, 60, has written eight fiction novels and two non-fiction works, selling more than 25 million copies to become one of the most well-known crime novelists of his era. His best-selling novels include Presumed Innocent, Personal Injuries, Burden of Proof, Pleading Guilty, The Laws of Our Fathers, Reversible Errors and Ordinary Heroes. His 1990 thriller Presumed Innocent was turned into a film with Harrison Ford and Brian Dennehy.

Turow is also a partner in the Chicago office of international law firm Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal, specializing in white collar crime and government investigations. He's been a partner with the firm since 1986.

He's also taught creative writing at Stanford University, and spent eight years as the Assistant United States Attorney in Chicago. He earned his J.D. from Harvard Law School, his master's from Stanford and his bachelor's from Amherst College. He is originally from Chicago.

There were 112 home sales in Glencoe in 2008, with a median sales price of $840,000.