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Surviving Justice America's Wrongfully Convicted and Exonerated by Scott Turow
  

Surviving Justice America's Wrongfully Convicted and Exonerated

Part of the Voice of Witness Series

RRP £12.99

Synopsis

Surviving Justice America's Wrongfully Convicted and Exonerated by Scott Turow

On September 30, 2003, Calvin was declared innocent and set free from Angola State Prison, after serving 22 years for a crime he did not commit. Like many other exonerees, Calvin experienced a new world that was not open to him. Hitting the streets without housing, money, or a change of clothes, exonerees across America are released only to fend for themselves. In the tradition of Studs Terkel's oral histories, this book collects the voices and stories of the exonerees for whom life ? inside and out ? is forever framed by extraordinary injustice

About the Author

Scott Turow

Scott Turow is an attorney and an author. His first book, One L, about his experience as a first-year student at Harvard Law School, was published in 1977. Ten years later, he achieved a life-long ambition, with the publication of his first novel, Presumed Innocent, followed by The Burden of Proof and Pleading Guilty. His books have been translated into more than 25 languages and, in total, have sold approximately twenty-five million copies worldwide. They have won a number of literary awards.

Photograph © Jeremy Lawson Photography

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Book Info

Publication date

1st November 2005

Author

Scott Turow

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Author's Website

www.scottturow.com/

Publisher

McSweeney's Publishing

Format

Paperback
489 pages

Categories

True stories

ISBN

9781932416237

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