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In the place of justice : a story of punishment and deliverance

Author: Wilbert Rideau
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rideau brings to vivid life the world of the infamous Angola penitentiary and his long struggle for justice, giving his readers a searing expose of the failures of our legal system framed within his own dramatic tale of how he found meaning, purpose, and hope in prison.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Wilbert Rideau; Wilbert Rideau
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wilbert Rideau
ISBN: 9780307277305 0307277305
OCLC Number: 676726684
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 366 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Contents: Ruination, 1942-1961 --
Tribulation, 1962-1970 --
Solitary, January 1972 --
The jungle, 1973-1975 --
Mentor, 1976 --
Crackdown, 1976 --
Truth behind bars, 1977-1981 --
Disillusion, 1981-1986 --
Soldiering on, 1986-1990 --
Hope, 1990-1994 --
Censorship, 1995-2001 --
Behind enemy lines, 2001-2005 --
Deliverance, 2005 --
Heaven, 2005.
Responsibility: Wilbert Rideau.
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Rideau brings to vivid life the world of the infamous Angola penitentiary and his long struggle for justice, giving his readers a searing expose of the failures of our legal system framed within his own dramatic tale of how he found meaning, purpose, and hope in prison.

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