Death Blossoms: Reflections from a Prisoner of Conscience

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Plough Publishing House, Jan 1, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 158 pages
A testament to the invincibility of the human spirit, this is a collection of short essays on nature, politics, culture, race and religion. The author examines the truest dimensions of existence.

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The sensitivity of this book does not feel like it was written by someone in prison on death row. Beautiful insight and stories of overcoming. Read full review

Death blossoms: reflections from a prisoner of conscience

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It is impossible to escape the irony that a man so impassioned about life has spent the last 15 years on death row. A journalist (Live from Death Row, LJ 5/1/95) and self-described "professional ... Read full review

Contents

A Writeup for Writing
1
Books and the State
4
Capital Punishment
6
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

Mumia Abu-Jamal is an award-winning journalist & author of two books, "Live from Death Row" & "Death Blossoms", which address prison life from a critical & spiritual perspective. In 1981 he was elected president of the Association of Black Journalists (Philadelphia chapter). His 1982 murder trial & subsequent conviction has raised considerable controversy & criticism for alleged constitutional violations & other improprieties. In spite of his almost two-decade long imprisonment on death row, Abu-Jamal has fought for his freedom & for his profession. He holds a BA from Goddard College & an MA from California State University, Dominguez Hills. His books have sold more than 100,000 copies & have been translated into seven languages.

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