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Hinton, Anthony Ray

2 holds on 7 copies

Summary: A man who spent thirty years on death row for a crime he did not commit describes how he became a victim of a flawed legal system, recounting the years he shared with fellow inmates who were eventually executed before his exoneration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.66 Hinton 2018

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4 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HINTON, ANTHONY RAY HIN

Summary: After spending 19 years on Death Row for the rape and murder of his teenage girlfriend, Daniel Holden is going home. His conviction has been vacated due to new DNA evidence, thrusting him back into a world he no longer knows. As he struggles to adapt to his new life, his return will reignite the fears of a small town and threaten to shatter his family's fragile peace. Daniel's alleged crime...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2013

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV REC

Summary: Daniel Holden is committed to living in the present. Unfortunately, there are many places and faces in his hometown that remind Daniel of the past; his incarceration, Hanna, and his role in Hanna's murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV REC

Cahill, Thomas.

Summary: Relates the life of an African American inmate, sentenced to death for taking part in a robbery in which a victim was killed, and for whom opponents of the death penalty spent twelve years unsuccessfuly trying to have the case reviewed and his sentence overturned.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GREEN, DOMINIQUE CAH

Summary: In a continuous monologue, former death-row inmate Nick Yarris tells the story of how he was charged with the murder of a woman in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, sentenced to death, and, after twenty-one years behind bars, exhonerated based on DNA evidence.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FEA

Summary: It follows the life of Daniel Holden, who returns to his small hometown in Georgia after serving nineteen years on death row. Having spent his entire adult life waiting to die, Daniel must now try to find a way to cope with his past and forge a "normal" life with a future before him. Season three picks up on the very afternoon of Daniel's plea deal. Will the deal be accepted? Will Daniel be...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV REC

Gaines, Ernest J.

Summary: In a small Cajun community in 1940s Louisiana, a young black man is about to go to the electric chair for murder. A white shopkeeper had died during a robbery gone bad; though the young man on trial had not been armed and had not pulled the trigger, in that time and place, there could be no doubt of the verdict or the penalty.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Contemporaries 1997

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GAI

Summary: Adam Hall is an idealistic young attorney who takes on the death row clemency case of his one-time Klansman grandfather, Sam Cayhall. With just 28 days before the execution, Adam sets out to retrace the events leading to the crime for which Sam was convicted. As the impending death sentence looms closer, Adam works quickly to uncover the family's history for any hidden clues. In a white-knuckle...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Home Video 1996

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY CHA

Koryta, Michael

Summary: Grieving the death of his wife, private investigator Mark Novak reluctantly accepts a case from a suspected murderer who may or may not be innocent.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M KOR

Lloyd, Amy

Summary: Twenty years ago Dennis Danson was arrested for murder. Now he's the subject of a true-crime documentary seeking to free an innocent man. The filmmaker, Samantha, is so invested she marries him to campaign, as his wife, for his release. But once she succeeds, Samantha learns he may not be innocent after all.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Audio 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC LLO

Moretti, Kate

Summary: Fifteen years ago, Lilith Wade was arrested for the brutal murder of six women. After a death row conviction, media frenzy, and the release of an unauthorized biography, her thirty-year-old daughter Edie Beckett is just trying to survive out of the spotlight. She's a recovering alcoholic with a dead-end city job and an unhealthy codependent relationship with her brother. Edie also has a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC MOR

Perry, Anne

Summary: In this first book in a new series, Thomas Pitt's son Daniel races to save his client from execution, setting him against London's Special Police Branch. It's 1910, and Daniel Pitt is a reluctant lawyer who would prefer to follow in the footsteps of his detective father. When the biographer Russell Graves, who Daniel is helping defend, is sentenced to execution for the murder of his wife,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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Summary: In 2001, Wanda Jean Allen was given a lethal injection by the state of Oklahoma, making her the first black woman to be executed in America in fifty years. Chronicles the methodical way the criminal justice system proceeds to execute Wanda Jean, a convicted murderess with a low IQ bordering on retardation. While pleas for clemency are exhausted, she faces her inevitable death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2005

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC EXE

Echols, Damien.

Summary: "Yours for Eternity is an intimate look at the extraordinary love story between Damien Echols and Lorri Davis, who met and married while Echols--author of the New York Times bestseller Life After Death--served nearly eighteen years on death row"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 ECHOLS, DAMIEN & DAVIS, LORRI ECH

Grisham, John.

Summary: John Grisham returns to Ford County, Mississippi, the setting of his immensely popular first novel, "A Time to Kill," with this wholly surprising collection of stories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Grisham 2009

Hill, Ernest

Summary: Tyrone Stokes was imprisoned for shooting a man in a convenience store. His wife, Pauline, saw her chance to end their marriage and raise their son, Marcus, on her own. Now Tyrone has returned to Brownsville, Louisiana, to discover that Marcus needs help. Marcus has been convicted of the rape and murder of a young white girl.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2003

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HIL

Wright, Richard

Summary: Right from the start, Bigger Thomas had been headed for jail. It could have been for assault or petty larceny; by chance, it was for murder and rape. Native Son tells the story of this young black man caught in a downward spiral after he kills a young white woman in a brief moment of panic. Set in Chicago in the 1930s, Richard Wright's novel is just as powerful today as when it was written --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perennial Modern Classics 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WRI

Hinton, Anthony Ray

Summary: A powerful, revealing story of hope, love, justice, and the power of reading by a man who spent thirty years on death row for a crime he didn't commit.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HIN

Rossi, Richard Michael.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vision 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.66 ROS

Summary: Arrested for fatally beating an elderly widow, Barbara Graham at first goads the police, refusing to answer their questions. But when an alleged accomplice turns state's evidence, Graham insists that she is innocent. Condemned by the press and the public, Graham is found guilty of murder and sentenced to die in the gas chamber. With her execution date getting near, Graham desperately attempts...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY I

Bass, S. Jonathan

Summary: "... reconstruction of the ... life of a wrongfully convicted man whose story becomes an historic portrait of the Jim Crow South"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WASHINGTON, CALIPH BAS

Cornwell, Patricia Daniels.

Summary: Now that her job as Virginia's Chief Medical Examiner has come to an end, Kay Scarpetta moves to sunny Florida where she takes on a job as a private forensic consultant. Before too long, she's deep into a case that has left colleagues in neighboring Louisiana baffled. A wowan- keys in her hand and dressed to kill - is found dead in a seedy hotel. Foul Play?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2003

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC COR

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION Cornwell

Grippando, James

Summary: Sashi Burgette vanished three years ago on her way to school. The night after the teenager's disappearance, ex-con Dylan Kyle was stopped for drunk driving. An article of Sashi's clothing was found in his truck, and a police videotape of his drunken explanation under interrogation sealed his fate at trial. Now, just days from Kyle's execution, Sashi's mother visits Jack Swyteck, doing pro bono...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRI

Grippando, James

Summary: Sashi Burgette vanished three years ago on her way to school. The night after the teenager’s disappearance, ex-con Dylan Kyle was stopped for drunk driving. An article of Sashi’s clothing was found in his truck, and a police videotape of his drunken explanation under interrogation sealed his fate at trial. Now, just days from Kyle’s execution, Sashi’s mother visits Jack Swyteck, doing pro bono...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC GRI