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Summary: "Red" Redding is a lifer who knows the ropes at Maine's Shawshank State Prison. New inmate Andy Dufresne is a quiet banker, unjustly convicted of murder. Andy's indomitable will earns Red's friendship and his resourcefulness brings hope and change to the entire prison. Andy is full of surprises--and he saves his best surprise for last.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA SHA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Shawshank 2007

Joyner, Chris

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: The Three Death Sentences of Clarence Henderson' is the story of Clarence Henderson, a wrongfully accused Black sharecropper who was sentenced to die three different times for a murder he didn't commit, and the prosecution desperate to pin the crime on him despite scant evidence. His first trial lasted only a day and featured a lackluster public defense. The book also tells the story of Homer...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Inc. 2022

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Summary: A comedy feature about two lowlifes, a small time pimp and an unemployed disc jockey, framed for crimes they didn't commit, who escape from jail with an eccentric Italian tourist. Set in New Orleans and the swamps of Louisiana.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY DOW

Summary: After 30 years in prison, Horcia discovers that her friend and fellow inmate committed the murder of which she was accused. This leads to her release and the transformative discovery of the man who framed her.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2018

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN WOM

Summary: For Life is a fictional serialised legal and family drama inspired by the life of Isaac Wright, Jr. about a prisoner who becomes a lawyer, litigating cases for other inmates while fighting to overturn his own life sentence for a crime he didn't commit. His quest for freedom is driven by his desperate desire to get back to the family he loves and reclaim the life that was stolen from him....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Horowitz, Anthony

Summary: Farlingaye Hall is a beautiful hotel in Suffolk on the east coast of England. Unfortunately, it is also the site of the brutal murder of Frank Parris, a retired advertising executive. Stefan Codrescu, a Romanian maintenance man, is arrested after police find blood spatter on his clothes and bed linen. He is found guilty and spends eight years in prison. Alan Conway, the late author of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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

Jones, Tayari

Summary: "Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. He is a young executive, and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career. But as they settle into the routine of their life together, they are ripped apart by circumstances neither could have imagined. Roy is arrested and sentenced to twelve years for a crime Celestial knows he didn't commit....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC JON

Mosley, Walter

Summary: "Easy Rawlins is back, with a new detective agency and a new mystery to solve. Charcoal Joe has asked Easy to help clear Joe's son, who was found standing over a white man's dead body in his cabin home"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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

Summary: Ganta is the only survivor after a mysterious man in red slaughters a classroom full of teenagers. He's framed for the carnage, sentenced to die, and locked away in the most twisted prison ever built: Deadman Wonderland. Then it gets worse.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME DEA

Summary: 'Red' Davison, the sheriff of Sun Dog, sacrifices his job and his good name to save his best friend, 'Silent' Slade from the hangman's noose, following a framed-up court decision which sentences Slade to hang for the murder of Scotty McKee. Davidson allows Slade to escape from jail and follows him to aid him in proving his innocence.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Henry, Jessica S.

Summary: "Rodricus Crawford was convicted and sentenced to die for the murder by suffocation of his beautiful baby boy. After years on death row, evidence confirmed what Crawford had claimed all along: he was innocent, and his son had died from an undiagnosed illness. Crawford is not alone. A full one-third of all known exonerations stem from no-crime wrongful convictions. The first book to explore this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of California Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 345.73 HEN

Jones, Tayari

Summary: Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. He is a young executive and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career. But as they settle into the routine of their life together, they are ripped apart by circumstances neither could have imagined. Roy is arrested and sentenced to twelve years for a crime Celestial knows he didn't commit....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC JON

Jones, Tayari

Summary: Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American dream and the new South. He is a young executive, and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career. But as they settle into the routine of their life together, they are ripped apart by circumstances neither could have imagined. Roy is arrested and sentenced to twelve years for a crime Celestial knows he didn't commit....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge Audio 2018

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

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

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

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

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Jones 2018

MacDonald, Patricia J.

Summary: "Ever since her best friend Molly was murdered fifteen years before, Blair Butler has returned to her small hometown in the Pocono mountains as seldom as possible. Now she has been summoned home to see her terminally ill sister one last time--only for Celeste to make a shocking deathbed confession. Is it really true that the wrong man has spent fifteen years in jail for a crime he didn't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MAC

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Summary: An innocent man, Edmond Dantes, is imprisoned for years on a godforsaken island while the friend who betrayed him takes Dantes ravishing fiancé for himself. Dantes eventually escapes, recovers a fortune in buried pirate treasure, transforms himself into the mysterious Count of Monte Cristo, and methodically goes about exacting his revenge.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Entertainment 2002

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD COU

Smith, Alexander Gordon

Summary: When fourteen-year-old Alex is framed for murder, he becomes an inmate in the Furnace Penitentiary, where brutal inmates and sadistic guards reign, boys who disappear in the middle of the night sometimes return weirdly altered, and escape might just be possible.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Square Fish 2010

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC SMI

Summary: An HBO limited series. After a night of partying with a female stranger, a man wakes up to find her stabbed to death and he is charged with her murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Baldwin, James

Summary: "Told through the eyes of Tish, a nineteen-year-old girl, in love with Fonny, a young sculptor who is the father of her child, Baldwin's story mixes the sweet and the sad. Tish and Fonny have pledged to get married, but Fonny is falsely accused of a terrible crime and imprisoned. Their families set out to clear his name, and as they face an uncertain future, the young lovers experience a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAL
1 available in Consider This, Call number: FIC BAL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BAL

Lashner, William

Summary: Middle schooler Elizabeth Webster has a new case for the Court of Uncommon Pleas: a fourth grader who says her sister's ghosts were stolen; the case leads her to the Ramsberger Institute of the Paranormal, run by Frederick Ramsberger and his grandmother (deceased), who are imprisoning and controlling ghosts, and who have a connection to Elizabeth's enemy, the fearsome demon Redwing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LAS

Summary: Betty Anne Waters is a young woman whose world is shattered when her beloved brother Kenny is convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison. Steadfastly convinced of his innocence, Betty Anne embarks on an 18-year journey to set Kenny free, using state-of-the-art forensic technology. The unshakable bond between a brother and sister, at the heart of this real-life drama, will stir your...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD CON RATED R

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Conviction 2011

Summary: After being wrongfully convicted of a crime, a young woman is imprisoned for 13 years and forced to give up her daughter. Upon her release, she sets in motion an elaborate plan of retribution, but does not know what is in store.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Tartan Video USA 2006

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN LADY

Horowitz, Anthony

Summary: "Farlingaye Hall is a beautiful hotel in Suffolk on the east coast of England. Unfortunately, it is also the site of the brutal murder of Frank Parris, a retired advertising executive. Stefan Codrescu, a Romanian maintenance man, is arrested after police find blood spatter on his clothes and bed linen. He is found guilty and spends eight years in prison. It appears an open and shut case, but...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HOR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: M HOR

Mochizuki, Jun

Summary: "Duldum and Duldee, two hearts struggling against each other. They are interchangeable, but far from ordinary, reverberations. The irreversible final moment closes in, a result of a seemingly hopeless wish. As if it was the beginning of the end..." --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press, Hachette Book Group 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 PAN

Nesbo, Jo

Summary: Serving time for crimes he did not commit in exchange for heroin payouts, Sonny Lofthus uses his spiritual charisma to navigate corrupt and violent elements in his life before learning disturbing truths about his police officer father's suicide.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NES

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC NES

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