Most widely held works about Helen Prejean
Most widely held works by Helen Prejean
Dead man walking : an eyewitness account of the death penalty in the United States by Helen Prejean ( Book )
55 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 3,414 libraries worldwide
In 1982, Sister Helen Prejean became the spiritual advisor to Patrick Sonnier, a convicted killer sentenced to die in Louisiana's electric chair.
The death of innocents : an eyewitness account of wrongful executions by Helen Prejean ( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 2,153 libraries worldwide
Raises constitutional questions about the legality of the death penalty and reveals how race, poverty, publicity, and prosecutorial ambition can determine who lives and dies after a murder conviction.
An introduction to A lesson before dying by Ernest J. Gaines audio guide by Molly Murphy ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 724 libraries worldwide
Discusses the theme and characters in Gaines's novel and includes excerpts from the book and background information on the author.
Dead man walking ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Matthew Poncelet is the convicted killer of two teenage lovers, preparing to end his life on death row. In response to a letter, Sister Helen Prejean visits Matthew and finds herself face-to-face with a killer who still pleads his innocence. When the date is set for his execution death by lethal injection, Poncelet asks Sister Helen to be his spiritual advisor and she agrees, little knowing the outrage that will follow her decision.
The big question : a film about forgiveness ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Explains forgiveness from a multi-cultural perspective, showing that forgiveness is an integral aspect of many world religions.
Road to return ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Documents an original program in New Orleans in which an ex-bank robber and a college professor are using unique drumming workshops to help ex-cons re-enter society as productive citizens. Their program Project Return, leads the nation in reducing the recidivism rate to below 6%.
The deepest desire by Joyce DiDonato ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
The deepest desire : four meditations on love : a song cycle for mezzo-soprano, flute and piano by Jake Heggie ( )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Seeking higher ground : Bruce Springsteen rocks New Orleans, April 30, 2006 : for chorus and orchestra by Jake Heggie ( )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Dead man walking by Tim Robbins ( Book )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of convicted killer Matthew Poncelet and Sister Helen Prejean, his spiritual advisor. The journey they undertake in search of the truth is powerful and profound.
The breaking waves : for mezzo-soprano and piano by Jake Heggie ( )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
An Introduction to A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines by Molly Murphy ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
The empty chair four stories : murder victims' families confront loss and punishment ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Four stories of murder victim's families reliving the crimes and confronting the loss of loved ones. Their instinct for revenge and debate for punishment by death climaxes in a search to forgive and heal.
Hard to place: a crime of alcohol by Katherine Norgard ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
La dernière marche : une expérience du couloir de la mort by Helen Prejean ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in French and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Analyse : Roman témoignage. Roman de société. Roman psychologique (intime).
Looking for my wings by Magdaleno M Rose-Ávila ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Non uccidere : perché è necessario abolire la pena di morte ( Book )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in Italian and held by 9 libraries worldwide
The big read ( Recording )
in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Readings of excerpts and critical analysis.
Death penalty a Catholic viewpoint by Helen Prejean ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
The nun who inspired the award-winning movie "Dead man walking" tells of her work as a death row counselor and the events that led to the film. She focuses on the debate surrounding capital punishment and explains why she feels it is immoral and unjust.
La dernière marche ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in French and English and held by 1 library worldwide
American literature--African American authors Audiobooks Audiobooks Bereavement Biography Capital punishment Capital punishment--Moral and ethical aspects Capital punishment--Religious aspects Case studies Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra--Vocal scores with piano Criminals Criminals--Rehabilitation Criticism, interpretation, etc. Dead man walking (Prejean, Helen) Death row Death row inmates Dickinson, Emily,--1830-1886 Documentary films Drama Executions and executioners Feature films Film and video adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Floods Forgiveness Forgiveness--Religious aspects Gaines, Ernest J.,--1933- Goodall, Jane,--1934- Hillesum, Etty,--1914-1943 History Homicide--Psychological aspects Hurricane Katrina (2005) Instructional films Interviews Louisiana Louisiana--New Orleans Murder victims' families Music Musical settings Nuns Prejean, Helen Punishment Religious biography Rilke, Rainer Maria,--1875-1926 Song cycles Songs (Medium voice) with instrumental ensemble Songs (Medium voice) with piano Tenzin Palmo,--1943- United States Women
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