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Dreams of Ada

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 19, 2007

    Super Book!

    I read this book after reading John Grisham's, The Innocent Man, and I thought it was well-written and made me want to be in Oklahoma when this trial took place. I really want to know what happened to Tommy Ward After 1987- he needs to be out of prison, is he??????

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 12, 2007

    AWESOME READ!!!!!!!!!

    I was apprehensive about reading this even though Grisham recommended it but I loved it. It's hard to put down. I'm a HUGE Grisham fan and I liked this better than The Innocent Man.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 13, 2007

    Great True Life Crime

    This was a great book to read. I was astonished at how much the law enforcements could alter and 'adjust' the crime to fit their needs. I am from Oklahoma and it fits other things that I have heard from people that I know that live in Ada. It is well written. Too bad that the same crime happened twice (or possibly more than that)there in that town. This is an excellent read. Couldn't put it down.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 9, 2006

    Grisham Is Right!

    John Grisham mentions this book seven times in 'The Innocent Man.' Elsewhere he calls it 'an astounding book, a great example of true crime writing.' He's right on. The book takes place, like Grisham's in the small town of Ada, OK. The same cops, the same prosecutors, the same snitch, put two other innocent men in prison -- and they are still there after 22 years. This is as good as the old pro's. Read it.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 24, 2010

    Interesting Book

    A very sad but true to life story that needs to told. Peterson who is a bad prosecutor is retired but his legacy will live on as to how he has destroyed innocent lives. He may blame in on the cops or the investigators but he is the gate keeper of justice.
    He sued several authors for writing books about his misconduct and has lost. Peterson is the loser.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 19, 2009

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    Very interesting.

    If you read John Grisham's Innocent Man than this book will make sense since Grisham touches on the characters in Innocent Man. It is a slow read in the beginning but gets better toward the end. Worth the read.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 1, 2011

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    Tommy ward is still in prison.

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