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Surviving justice

Surviving justice

America"s wrongfully convicted and exonerated

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Published by McSweeney"s in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judicial error -- United States -- Personal narratives,
  • False imprisonment -- United States -- Personal narratives

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 491).

    Statementedited by Lola Vollen and Dave Eggers ; managing editor, Colin Dabkowski ; production manager, Christopher Ying ; general editors, Noria Jablonski ... [et al.] ; interviews and reporting completed by students at the University of California, Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, Neil Berman ... [et al.] ; additional reporting by, Dominic Luxford ... [et al.].
    GenrePersonal narratives.
    SeriesVoice of witness
    ContributionsVollen, Lola., Eggers, Dave.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK5560 .S87 2005, K5560 .S87 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 497 p. :
    Number of Pages497
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18293223M
    ISBN 101932416234
    ISBN 109781932416237

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