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The Resource Live from death row, Mumia Abu-Jamal ; introduction by John Edgar Wideman

Live from death row, Mumia Abu-Jamal ; introduction by John Edgar Wideman

Label
Live from death row
Title
Live from death row
Statement of responsibility
Mumia Abu-Jamal ; introduction by John Edgar Wideman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collection of prison writings, including unreleased National Public Radio commentaries, by journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal, a Pennsylvania death row inmate who contends he was unjustly convicted and sentenced to death for the 1982 murder of a Philadelphia police officer
Cataloging source
IGP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Abu-Jamal, Mumia
Dewey number
364.66092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Abu-Jamal, Mumia
  • Abu-Jamal, Mumia
  • Death row
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
  • Race discrimination
  • African Americans
  • Death row inmates
  • African Americans
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
  • Death row
  • Death row inmates
  • Race discrimination
  • United States
Label
Live from death row, Mumia Abu-Jamal ; introduction by John Edgar Wideman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / John Edgar Wideman -- Teetering on the brink between life and death -- Descent into hell -- The visit -- "On tilt" by state design -- On death row: fade to black -- From an echo in darkness, a step into light -- Nightraiders meet rage -- Actin' like life's ball game -- Legal outlaws: Bobby's battle for justice -- Manny's attempted murder -- A toxic shock -- Spirit death -- A return to death -- Days of pain -- night of death -- Relatives decry "camp hell" -- B-block days and nightmares -- Human waste camps -- Black march to death -- Slavery daze II -- Skeleton bay -- No law, no rights -- Two bites of the apple in Dixie -- Blackmun bows out of the death game -- Jury of peers? -- Expert witness from hell -- The demand for death -- Already out of the game -- A bill that is a crime -- Musings on Malcolm -- Deadly deja vu -- Rodney wasn't the only one -- L.A. outlaw -- Absence of power -- Clinton guillotines Guinier -- Another side of Glory -- What, to a prisoner, is the Fourth of July -- A house is not a home -- The lost generation? -- Blues for Huey -- Philly daze: an impressionistic memoir
Control code
413051
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xxxiv, 188 pages
Isbn
9780380727667
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
94045952
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780380727667
  • (OCoLC)34930953
Label
Live from death row, Mumia Abu-Jamal ; introduction by John Edgar Wideman
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / John Edgar Wideman -- Teetering on the brink between life and death -- Descent into hell -- The visit -- "On tilt" by state design -- On death row: fade to black -- From an echo in darkness, a step into light -- Nightraiders meet rage -- Actin' like life's ball game -- Legal outlaws: Bobby's battle for justice -- Manny's attempted murder -- A toxic shock -- Spirit death -- A return to death -- Days of pain -- night of death -- Relatives decry "camp hell" -- B-block days and nightmares -- Human waste camps -- Black march to death -- Slavery daze II -- Skeleton bay -- No law, no rights -- Two bites of the apple in Dixie -- Blackmun bows out of the death game -- Jury of peers? -- Expert witness from hell -- The demand for death -- Already out of the game -- A bill that is a crime -- Musings on Malcolm -- Deadly deja vu -- Rodney wasn't the only one -- L.A. outlaw -- Absence of power -- Clinton guillotines Guinier -- Another side of Glory -- What, to a prisoner, is the Fourth of July -- A house is not a home -- The lost generation? -- Blues for Huey -- Philly daze: an impressionistic memoir
Control code
413051
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xxxiv, 188 pages
Isbn
9780380727667
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
94045952
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780380727667
  • (OCoLC)34930953

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