Anthony Ray Hinton - The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row

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Monday, April 2, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Hinton was twenty-nine when he was arrested on two counts of capital murder in Alabama in 1985. He was innocent, but he was also poor and black with an incompetent defense attorney. Hinton was convicted, sentenced to death by electrocution, and spent the first three years on death row in silent, bitter despair. Then he became determined to survive, and even to thrive. He kept his own spirits up by bolstering his fellow inmates, and found new representation with Bryan Stevenson, founder of the Equal Justice Initiative and author of Just Mercy. Released and exonerated in 2015, Hinton is now an advocate for prison reform and a compelling speaker on the power of hope.

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Washington, DC 20008
Non Fiction
The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row (Oprah's Book Club Selection) By Anthony Ray Hinton, Lara Love Hardin, Bryan Stevenson (Introduction by) Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250124715
Availability: Special Order—Subject to Availability
Published: St. Martin's Press - March 27th, 2018

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