Circumstantial evidence: death, life, and justice in a southern town

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Bantam Books, Aug 1, 1995 - Law - 416 pages
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The best-selling author of The Hot House traces the case of a black man convicted of murdering a white teenaged girl in a small Alabama town, and one lawyer's efforts to prove his innocence. 40,000 first printing. National ad/promo.

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CIRCUMSTANTIAL EVIDENCE: Death, Life, and Justice in a Small Town

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Sex, prejudice, murder, and lies are the familiar hinges to this gripping investigation into the deaths of two Alabama teenagers. Earley (The Hot House, 1992, etc.) has perhaps written the right book ... Read full review

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Was it incompetence or pure racism???? You have group of people that would make Barney Fife look like Sherlock Holmes. But was it on purpose???
Great book, very detailed account of what happened. I
had a hard time putting it down.
I had to keep reminding myself that this was late 80's and early 90's and not 40's and 50's.



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Pete Early lives near Washington, D.C.

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