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Bloodsworth

Author: Tim Junkin
Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2005, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Deescribes how in 1984 Kirk Bloodsworth was charged, convicted, and sentenced to die in the Maryland gas chamber for the rape and murder of a nine year old girl and how DNA evidence eventually vindicated him and led to his pardon.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Case studies
Named Person: Kirk Noble Bloodsworth; Kirk Noble Bloodsworth
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Junkin
ISBN: 1565125142 9781565125148
OCLC Number: 60590129
Notes: "A Shannon Ravenel book."
Description: ix, 294 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Tim Junkin.

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A true story of the first death row inmate exonerated by DNA that raises provocative questions about the US legal system and the death penalty. It also portrays the plight of Kirk Bloodsworth, who,  Read more...

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