The innocent man : [murder and injustice in a small town] / John Grisham.
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- ISBN: 0739346857 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
- ISBN: 9780739346853 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
- Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Books on Tape, 2006.
|General Note:|| Downloadable audio file.
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|Participant or Performer Note:|| Read by Craig Wasson.
|Summary, etc.:|| Sometimes the truth can be stranger than fiction ... In his first work of non-fiction, John Grisham delivers his most extraordinary thriller yet: the account of an innocent man sent to death row. "The innocent man" chronicles the life of Ronald Keith Williamson, who left his small town in Oklahoma in 1971 as a second-round draft pick of the Oakland A's and seemed destined for a major league career. He was later convicted in the same town, sent to death row, and came within five days of being executed for a murder he did not commit. After 12 years in prison, Mr. Williamson was freed in 1999. He died at the age of 51 on Dec. 4, 2004. In a true legal thriller Grisham recounts the murder, its aftermath, the trial, the imprisonment, and the exoneration.
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|Subject:||Williamson, Ronald Keith, 1953-2004 > Trials, litigation, etc.
Trials (Murder) > Oklahoma.
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