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Author Manuel, Ian, author.

Title My time will come [text (large print)] : a memoir of crime, punishment, hope, and redemption / Ian Manuel ; foreword by Bryan Stevenson.

Publication Info. New York : Random House Large Print, [2021]


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 GDL Central Library Large Type Non-Fiction  New Shelf  92 Manuel,I MAN    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Large Type Non-Fiction.
Edition First large print edition.
Description 310 pages (large print) ; 21 cm
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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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-310).
Subject Manuel, Ian.
African American prisoners -- Biography.
African American criminals -- Rehabilitation -- United States -- Biography.
African American juvenile delinquents -- Biography.
Restorative justice -- United States.
Genre/Form Large type books.
Added Author Stevenson, Bryan, writer of forward.
ISBN 9780593396520 (large print) (paperback)
0593396529 (large print) (paperback)

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