(KINDLE) In the Place of Justice A Story of Punishment and Deliverance Author Wilbert Rideau

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Read In the Place of Justice A Story of Punishment and Deliverance In the Place of Justice A Story of Punishment and Deliverance Read ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Tor 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 systemWith the same incisive feel for detail that brought Rideau great critical acclaim here he brings to vivid life the world of the prison through the power of his pen We see Angola’s uniue culture encompassing not only rivalries sexual slavery ingrained racism and daily soul killing injustices but also acts of courage and decency by keeper and kept. April 27 2010 A death row inmate finds redemption as a prison journalist in this uplifting memoir In 1961 after a bungled bank robbery Rideau was convicted of murder at the age of 19 and received a death sentence that was later commuted to life in prison at Louisiana

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Read In the Place of Justice A Story of Punishment and Deliverance In the Place of Justice A Story of Punishment and Deliverance Read ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Alike As we relive Rideau’s remarkable rehabilitation he lived a productive life in prison than do most outside we also witness his long struggle for justice In the Place of Justice goes far beyond the confines of a prison memoir giving us a searing exposé of the failures of our legal system framed within the dramatic tale of a man who found meaning purpose and hope in prison This is a deeply moving elouent and inspirational story about perseverance unexpected friendships and love and the possibility that good can be forged under any circumstances. Excellent memoir by a man who was imprisoned in Angola for 44 years He provides an insider s view of the criminal justice system from 1961 2005 that is uniue and worth reading

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Read In the Place of Justice A Story of Punishment and Deliverance In the Place of Justice A Story of Punishment and Deliverance Read ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook From Wilbert Rideau the award winning journalist who spent forty four years in Louisiana prisons working against unimaginable odds to redeem himself the story of a remarkable life a crime its punishment and ultimate triumphAfter 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 nineteen After than a decade on death row his sentence was amended to life imprisonment and he joined the inmate population of the infamous Angola penitentiary Soon Rideau became edi. Incredibly detailed account of a man imprisoned at 19 years of age for murdering a white woman in 1961 but developed into a mature thoughtful and successful journalist within Angola Prison He made great gains for prison reform and for freeing individuals wrongfully incarcerated Proof positive that literacy interventions information resources and respect for individuals rights and attitudes of self worth within the prison system create a better outcome for all as opposed to a philosophy based on warehousing and retribution Rideau was unusual in his ability to overcome a huge tide of biased and unjust retribution and if it weren t for his uniue ability to carry on and continue to hope he would have been another of hundreds of offenders who are forgotten inside the prison complex serving time until death as unjust punishment even when rehabilitation has been established While at times a bit tedious the details of his work as an award winning journalist are inspiring And his perspective of contemporary Southern history spanning the 1960 s through the present day all from within Angola Prison and various Louisiana jails provides a uniue look at the Civil Rights Movement and its persistent residue


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    (KINDLE) In the Place of Justice A Story of Punishment and Deliverance Author Wilbert Rideau This has been on my TBR list since 2015 yikes I got the rec from an NPR broadcast when I used to be an avid listener Rideau didn't leave out a single detail writing his autobiography nor should he have since the roller coaster ride which was h

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  • Hardcover
  • 384
  • In the Place of Justice A Story of Punishment and Deliverance
  • Wilbert Rideau
  • English
  • 09 May 2019
  • 9780307264817