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    • In the Place of Justice

    • A Story of Punishment and Deliverance
    • By: Wilbert Rideau
    • Narrated by: Dominic Hoffman
    • Length: 16 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    After killing a woman in a moment of panic following a botched bank robbery, Rideau, denied a fair trial, was improperly sentenced to death at the age of 19. After more than a decade on death row, his sentence was amended to life imprisonment, and he became editor of the prison newsmagazine The Angolite, which under his leadership became an uncensored, daring, and crusading journal instrumental in reforming the violent prison and the corrupt Louisiana justice system.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Unbelievably enlightening one of my top 2 books!!!

    • By gifts4444you on 09-26-10

    Regular price: $39.93