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The Innocent Man
The Innocent Man
Written by John Grisham
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385517232
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The Innocent Man
Murder and Injustice in a Small Town
Written by John Grisham


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $30.00

John Grisham’s first work of nonfiction, an exploration of small town justice gone terribly awry, is his most extraordinary legal thriller yet.

In the major league draft of 1971, the first player chosen from the State of Oklahoma was Ron Williamson. When he signed with the Oakland A’s, he said goodbye to... Read more >
The Innocent Man
The Innocent Man
Written by John Grisham, Read by Dennis Boutsikaris
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739324202
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The Innocent Man
Murder and Injustice in a Small Town
Written by John Grisham
Read by Dennis Boutsikaris


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $15.00

When Ron Williamson signed with the Oakland A’s in 1971, he said goodbye to his hometown of Ada and left to pursue his dreams of big-league glory. Six years later he was back, his dreams broken by a bad arm and bad habits. He moved in with his mother and slept... Read more >
The Innocent Man
The Innocent Man
Written by John Grisham, Read by Craig Wasson
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739340493
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The Innocent Man
Murder and Injustice in a Small Town
Written by John Grisham
Read by Craig Wasson


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $22.50

When Ron Williamson signed with the Oakland A’s in 1971, he said goodbye to his hometown of Ada and left to pursue his dreams of big-league glory. Six years later he was back, his dreams broken by a bad arm and bad habits. He moved in with his mother and slept... Read more >
A World Apart
A World Apart
Written by Cristina Rathbone
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812971095
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A World Apart
Women, Prison, and Life Behind Bars
Written by Cristina Rathbone


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: June 13, 2006
Price: $16.00

“Life in a women’s prison is full of surprises,” writes Cristina Rathbone in her landmark account of life at MCI-Framingham. And so it is. After two intense court battles with prison officials, Rathbone gained unprecedented access to the otherwise invisible women of the oldest running women’s prison in America.

The picture... Read more >
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Executed on a Technicality
Executed on a Technicality
Written by David Dow
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807044193
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Executed on a Technicality
Lethal Injustice on America's Death Row
Written by David Dow


Format: Trade Paperback, 268 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2006
Price: $21.00

When David Dow took his first capital case, he supported the death penalty. He changed his position as the men on death row became real people to him, and as he came to witness the profound injustices they endured: from coerced confessions to disconcertingly incompetent lawyers; from racist juries and backward... Read more >
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The Death of Innocents
The Death of Innocents
Written by Helen Prejean
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679759485
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The Death of Innocents
An Eyewitness Account of Wrongful Executions
Written by Helen Prejean


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2006
Price: $16.00

From the author of the national bestseller Dead Man Walking comes a brave and fiercely argued new book that tests the moral edge of the debate on capital punishment: What if we’re executing innocent men? Two cases in point are Dobie Gillis Williams, an indigent black man with an IQ of... Read more >
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The Death of Innocents
The Death of Innocents
Written by Helen Prejean
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ISBN: 9780307277022
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The Death of Innocents
An Eyewitness Account of Wrongful Executions
Written by Helen Prejean


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 24, 2006
Price: $11.99

From the author of the national bestseller Dead Man Walking comes a brave and fiercely argued new book that tests the moral edge of the debate on capital punishment: What if we’re executing innocent men? Two cases in point are Dobie Gillis Williams, an indigent black man with an IQ of... Read more >
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Victorian and Edwardian Prisons
Victorian and Edwardian Prisons
Written by Trevor May
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747806417
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Victorian and Edwardian Prisons

Written by Trevor May


Format: Trade Paperback, 40 pages
On Sale: January 1, 2006
Price: $11.95

Although they have existed in Britain for over a thousand years, it was not until the nineteenth century that prisons became the cornerstone of the penal system. This was a period when great interest was shown in penal theory, and rival systems fought for supremacy. More than fifteen million receptions into... Read more >
Sing Sing
Sing Sing
Written by Denis Brian
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591023579
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Sing Sing

Written by Denis Brian


Format: Hardcover, 263 pages
On Sale: November 7, 2005
Price: $28.99

On May 14, 1825, one hundred mute, dispirited convict-laborers disembarked from steamers at Mount Pleasant, New York. They had been transported in chains nearly three hundred miles from Auburn Prison in upstate New York for the purpose of constructing a new maximum-security prison near a village on the Hudson. Wielding pick... Read more >
Executed on a Technicality
Lethal Injustice on America's Death Row
Written by David Dow


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 1, 2005
Price: $21.00

When David Dow took his first capital case, he supported the death penalty. He changed his position as the men on death row became real people to him, and as he came to witness the profound injustices they endured: from coerced confessions to disconcertingly incompetent lawyers; from racist juries and backward... Read more >
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Prisons: Inside the New America
Prisons: Inside the New America
Written by David Matlin, Foreword by Ishmael Reed
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781556435492
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Prisons: Inside the New America
From Vernooykill Creek to Abu Ghraib
Written by David Matlin
Foreword by Ishmael Reed


Format: Trade Paperback, 168 pages
On Sale: March 28, 2005
Price: $14.95

This powerful exposè reveals how America's ailing prison system undermines the public trust. For ten years, David Matlin taught at a maximum-security prison, where he confronted daily the nature of society, crime, and violence. Based on his experiences, this book examines the history of prisons in the United States and shows... Read more >
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