The Resource Getting life : an innocent man's 25-year journey from prison to peace, Michael Morton, (electronic resource)

Getting life : an innocent man's 25-year journey from prison to peace, Michael Morton, (electronic resource)

Label
Getting life : an innocent man's 25-year journey from prison to peace
Title
Getting life
Title remainder
an innocent man's 25-year journey from prison to peace
Statement of responsibility
Michael Morton
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Contributor
Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On August 13, 1986, just one day after his thirty-second birthday, Michael Morton went to work at his usual time. By the end of the day, his wife Christine had been savagely bludgeoned to death in the couple's bed-and the Williamson County Sherriff's office in Texas wasted no time in pinning her murder on Michael, despite an absolute lack of physical evidence. Michael was swiftly sentenced to life in prison for a crime he had not committed. Drawing on twenty-five years of recollections, court transcripts, and more than one thousand pages of personal journals he wrote in prison, Michael recounts the hidden police reports about an unidentified van parked near his house that were never pursued; the treasure trove of evidence, including a bandana with the killer's DNA on it, that was never introduced in court; the call from a neighboring county reporting the attempted use of his wife's credit card that was given to local police; and, ultimately, how Michael battled his way through the darkness to become a free man once again
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1954-
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Morton, Michael
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not applicable
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not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Roger Wayne
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  • Wayne, Roger
  • hoopla digital
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  • Prisoners
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
  • Judicial error
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Getting life : an innocent man's 25-year journey from prison to peace, Michael Morton, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
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digital storage
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not applicable
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unknown
Control code
MWT11195875
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  • not applicable
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 53 min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781494525545
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11195875
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Getting life : an innocent man's 25-year journey from prison to peace, Michael Morton, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11195875
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 53 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781494525545
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11195875
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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