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The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town
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In the town of Ada, Oklahoma, Ron Williamson was going to be the next Mickey Mantle. But on his way to the Big Leagues, Ron stumbled, his dreams broken by drinking, drugs, and women. Then, on a winter night in 1982, not far from Ron's home, a young cocktail waitress named Debra Sue Carter was savagely murdered. The investigation led nowhere. Until, on the flimsiest evidence, it led to Ron Williamson. The washed-up small-town hero was charged, tried, and sentenced to deathG''in a trial littered with lying witnesses and tainted evidence that would shatter a man's already broken lifeGă¬and let a true killer go free. Impeccably researched, grippingly told, filled with eleventh-hour drama, John Grisham's first work of nonfiction reads like a page-turning legal thriller. It is a book that will terrify anyone who believes in the presumption of innocenceG''a book no American can afford to miss.
Genre: True Crime
Published: Nov 2007
Publisher: Delta
ISBN13: 9780385340915
ISBN10: 0385340915
Pages: 385