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Title:
America's condemned : death row inmates in their own words
Author:
Malone, Dan.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Kansas City : A. McMeel Pub., [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
viii, 270 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780836281989
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Shares statistics from surveys sent to death row inmates, and delves into the personal stories and crimes of the men and women waiting on death row.


Table of Contents

Prefacep. 1
Prologue: A View from Death Rowp. 9
Part 1 Faces of Death Row
1. A Life of Crimep. 33
2. Purging His Murderous Pastp. 43
3. When the System Failsp. 56
4. Lives Gone Awryp. 69
5. Different Paths, Same Endp. 85
Part 2 Causes of Crime
6. Playmates Turned Inmatesp. 103
7. Crimes of the Fatherp. 116
8. Descent into Murderp. 127
9. Insane and Condemnedp. 137
Part 3 Meting Out Justice
10. States of Executionp. 151
11. Twists in the Systemp. 164
12. Not Guilty, but Not Freep. 177
Part 4 Living with Death
13. Carrying On in the Face of Deathp. 189
14. Inside Storyp. 206
15. Turning the Tablesp. 217
Authors' Notep. 227
Acknowledgmentsp. 231
Appendix A Survey of Death Row Inmates, August 1995
Survey Resultsp. 235

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