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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
Summary
Awaiting execution for the murder of a Philadelphia policeman, the author describes the brutality and humiliation of prison life and argues that the justice system is racist and ruled by political expediency
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
214934
Cataloging source
IGP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Abu-Jamal, Mumia
Dewey number
364.66092
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1290
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
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
Target audience
adult
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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