Anatomy of injustice [electronic resource] : a murder case gone wrong / by Raymond Bonner.
- ISBN: 9781455156351 (electronic audio bk.)
- ISBN: 1455156353 (electronic audio bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file) : digital.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., p2012.
|General Note:|| "Tracks Every 10 Minutes and by Chapter."
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Read by Mark Bramhall.
|Summary, etc.:|| In January 1982, an elderly white widow was found brutally murdered in the small town of Greenwood, South Carolina. Police immediately arrested Edward Lee Elmore, a semiliterate, mentally retarded black man with no previous felony record. His only connection to the victim was having cleaned her gutters and windows, but barely ninety days after the victim's body was found, he was tried, convicted, and sentenced to death. Elmore had been on death row for eleven years when a young attorney named Diana Holt first learned of his case. It required little scrutiny for Holt to discern that Elmore's case reeked of injustice, and Holt would spend more than a decade fighting on Elmore's behalf. With the exemplary moral commitment and tenacious investigation that have distinguished his reporting career, Raymond Bonner follows Holt's battle to save Elmore's life and shows us how his case is a textbook example of what can go wrong in the American justice system.
|Source of Description Note:|| Description based on hard copy version record.
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