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Ghost of the innocent man

Benjamin Rachlin

Ghost of the innocent man

a true story of trial and redemption

by Benjamin Rachlin

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Little, Brown and Company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Administration of Criminal justice,
  • Trials, litigation,
  • Judicial error,
  • Prisoners,
  • False imprisonment,
  • Case studies,
  • Trials (Rape),
  • Rape,
  • Criminal investigation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-376) and index.

    StatementBenjamin Rachlin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV9468.G75 R33 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 387 pages
    Number of Pages387
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26932627M
    ISBN 100316311499
    ISBN 109780316311496
    LC Control Number2017932048
    OCLC/WorldCa965766489

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    Ghost of the Innocent Man is both rare and essential, a masterwork of empathy. The book offers a profound reckoning not only with the shortcomings of our criminal justice system but also with its possibilities for redemption. The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town is a true crime book by John Grisham, his only nonfiction title as of The book tells the story of Ronald 'Ron' Keith Williamson of Ada, Oklahoma, a former minor league baseball player who was wrongly convicted in of the rape and murder of Debra Sue Carter in Ada and was sentenced to : John Grisham.

      Ghost of the Innocent Man is both rare and essential, a masterwork of empathy. The book offers a profound reckoning not only with the shortcomings of our criminal justice system but also with its possibilities for redemption. "Remarkable Captivating Rachlin is a skilled storyteller."-New York Times Book Review.   Ghost of the Innocent Man reads like an inverted police procedural, where the criminal conviction comes first, before the detectives discover the facts and where justice arrives only at the end — long delayed and therefore, in an important sense, forever denied. Willie Grimes, convicted on flimsy evidence for a rape he did not commit, gives the victims of our 3/4(9).


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