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Author Manuel, Ian, author.

Title My time will come : a memoir of crime, punishment, hope, and redemption / Ian Manuel ; foreword by Bryan Stevenson.

Publication Info. New York : Pantheon Books, [2021]

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 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction  New Shelf  92 Manuel,I MAN    DUE 11-22-21
 GDL Grandview Library Non-Fiction  New Shelf  92 Manuel,I MAN    Available
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Edition First edition.
Description xiii, 201 pages ; 22 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [199]-201).
Summary "The wrenching, and inspiring, story of a fourteen-year-old sentenced to life in prison, of the extraordinary relationship that developed between him and the woman he shot, and of his release after twenty-six years of imprisonment through the efforts of America's greatest contemporary legal activist, Bryan Stevenson. Here is the story of a poor black kid from the toughest neighborhood of Tampa, Florida, who at age eleven began "jacking" (stealing) cars with his friends. At age thirteen he shot a white woman in the jaw during a botched mugging. For that crime, and because of his earlier record as a juvenile delinquent, he was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole--essentially a death sentence. Forgotten by society, tortured by prison guards, held in solitary confinement for eighteen years, he was nonetheless able to accomplish a near-miraculous release from the unimaginable hell of the U.S. correctional system. Unable to afford legal help, through his own determination and strategic thinking, some serendipity, and the all-important help of complete strangers, including Bryan Stevenson and, perhaps most extraordinarily, the woman he shot, he was able eventually to gain his freedom."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Manuel, Ian.
African American prisoners -- Biography.
African American criminals -- Rehabilitation -- United States -- Biography.
African American juvenile delinquents -- Biography.
Restorative justice -- United States.
Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- United States.
Discrimination in juvenile justice administration -- United States.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Biographies.
Added Author Stevenson, Bryan, writer of foreword.
ISBN 1524748528 hardcover
9781524748524 hardcover
9781524748531 electronic book

 
    
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