The Innocent Man
  • Author : John Grisham
  • Release Date : 01 March 2012
  • Publisher : Dell Publishing Company
  • Genre : Social Science
  • Pages : 435
  • ISBN 13 : 9780345532015
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Book excerpt: Presents the real-life case of Ron Williamson, a mentally ill former baseball player who was wrongfully convicted and sentenced to death for the 1982 murder of a twenty-one-year-old woman in his Oklahoma hometown.

The Innocent Man

The Innocent Man

Author : John Grisham
Publisher : Dell Publishing Company
Genre : Social Science
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Presents the real-life case of Ron Williamson, a mentally ill former baseball player who was wrongfully convicted and sentenced to death for the 1982 murder of a twenty-one-year-old woman in his Oklahoma hometown....

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Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Fiction
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Publisher : Crown
Genre : True Crime
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Publisher : Harvard University Press
Genre : Art
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