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Among the lowest of the dead

the culture of capital punishment

by Dave Von Drehle

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Executions and executioners -- United States.,
    • Death row -- United States.,
    • Death row inmates -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDavid Von Drehle.
      SeriesLaw, meaning, and violence
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV8699.U5 V66 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3424154M
      ISBN 100472031236
      ISBN 109780472031238
      LC Control Number2005046667

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      Among the Lowest of the Dead: The Culture of Capital Punishment Dave Von Drehle, Author Fawcett Books $ (0p) ISBN More By and About This Author. Oct 26,  · Among the Lowest of the Dead There was a lot of discussion in the boodle this morning (see comments on previous item) about the death penalty. Yesterday Danny Rolling, the serial killer, was executed for the student slayings in Gainesville.


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Thorough and unbiased, Among the Lowest of the Dead is a gripping narrative that provides an unprecedented journalistic look into the actual workings of the capital punishment system.

"Has all the tension of the best true crime stories This is journalism at its best." --Library Journal "A compelling argument against capital punishment/5(2). A book of enormous and profound insight, cloaked in a prose poetic, stark, and stunningly revealing, Among the Lowest of the Dead is much more than one of the most powerful books ever written on crime and punishment in America - it is a look into the souls of the guilty, the innocent, and ourselves/5(2).

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David Von Drehle. Crown. Hardcover. POOR. Noticeably used book. Heavy wear to cover. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting.

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A work of profound insight and stark vision, AMONG THE LOWEST OF THE DEAD sheds a revelatory light on this deepest, darkest realm.

Acclaimed as one of the most powerful books ever written about crime and punishment in America, it is certain to shock both you. The book is required reading in my Investigative Journalism classes--and my students love it!" --David Protess, Northwestern University "Among The Lowest of the Dead deserves a permanent place in the literature as literature, and is most relevant to today's death penalty debate as we moderate advocates and abolitionists search for common ground."/5(4).

A book of enormous and profound insight, cloaked in a prose poetic, stark, and stunningly revealing, Among the Lowest of the Dead is much more than one of the most powerful books ever written on crime and punishment in America--it is a look into the souls of the guilty, the innocent, and ourselves.

Thorough and unbiased, Among the Lowest of the Dead is a gripping narrative that provides an unprecedented journalistic look into the actual workings of the capital punishment system.’Has all the tension of the best true crime stories.

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