Welcome To Hell: Letters and Writings from Death Row / Edition 2

Welcome To Hell: Letters and Writings from Death Row / Edition 2

by Jan Arriens
     
 

Now in a new edition, condemned men and women speak for themselves about the reality behind bars on death row.See more details below

Overview

Now in a new edition, condemned men and women speak for themselves about the reality behind bars on death row.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555536367
Publisher:
Northeastern University Press
Publication date:
12/09/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Jan Arriens is an activist against the death penalty and founder of LifeLines. Sister Helen Prejean is the author of Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States. Clive Stafford Smith is Director of the Louisiana Crisis Assistance Center in New Orleans.

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
1Beginnings3
2Killing our mistakes16
3Society's debt - and society's response28
4An evil place44
5Welcome to hell66
6Prison life86
7Three blind mice and a cocktail111
8When someone deeply listens125
9The pee-pee dance147
10Facing the end164
11The murderer lives188
12A simple plastic mirror201
13Remorse208
14Religion217
15Life's losers238
16In the belly of the beast251
17Scraping away hope, faith, and dreams259
AppThe appeals process273

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