PROXIMITY TO DEATH

Author: McFeely (William S.)
Year: 2000
Publisher: Norton
First Edition
Edition Details: 1st US edn.
Book Condition: F/F
ISBN: 9780393048193
Price: 5.00
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Hardback. One September morning in rural Georgia, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian found himself cast in a role that he had never imagined: an expert witness in the sentencing hearing of a convicted kidnapper, rapist and murderer. He had no idea that his brief testimony that day would take him deeply into the criminal justice system, to many other courthouses where unequal struggles take place between those who would condemn prisoners to death and those fighting to overturn the Biblical injunction of an eye for an eye. Before the end of William McFeely's journey out of history into the reality of the death penalty, he would encounter lawyers battling to end lives and to save them, jurors caught in between, and convicts on the verge of becoming dead men walking. Before his journey ends, the author will have done more than witnessed trials and experienced the desolation of a high-security prison. He will have met Carzell Moore, Kenny Smith, William Brooks, Tony Amadeo - convicts who have lived on death row. With Notes and Index. 206pp. 8vo. h/back. From the library of true crime writer, Wilfred Gregg, with his personal b/plate. F. in f. dw.

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