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The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town (Audio CD) (Abridged)
The Innocent Man Murder and Injustice in a Small Town - Audio CD - Abridged
Author: John Grisham, Dennis Boutsikaris (Narrator)
In the major league draft of 1971, the first player chosen from the State of Oklahoma was Ron Williamson. When he signed with the Oakland A's, he said goodbye to his hometown of Ada and left to pursue his dreams of big league glory. — Six years later he was back, his dreams broken by a bad arm and bad habits drinking, drugs, and women. He beg...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780739365670
ISBN-10: 0739365673
Publication Date: 4/1/2008
Edition: Abridged
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  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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3.5 stars, based on 26 ratings
Publisher: Random House Audio
Book Type: Audio CD
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One of the most frightening books. While the central case is sad, the ancilary injustices cited show how unjust our legal system can when citizens do not get involved and simply take the police at their word.
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John Grisham doesn't have his own voice for non-fiction. This was written very much in the style of Capote's "In Cold Blood". Grisham portrays the same sympathy for the characters in the same tone. The jacket of the book claims to infuriate you with the U.S. criminal justice system, but he does little storytelling in the book to prompt any strong emotions. Granted, the facts are well researched, but it wasn't really an impressive work.
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reviewed The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town (Audio CD) (Abridged) on + 4 more book reviews
The Innocent Man was excellent. I was afraid I missed something and I had to read it twice it was so good
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CD audiobook, approximately 6 hours
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Really great book. It is sad to think how many pepople are in jail who are innocent.


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