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The Resource Just mercy : a story of justice and redemption, Bryan Stevenson

Just mercy : a story of justice and redemption, Bryan Stevenson

Label
Just mercy : a story of justice and redemption
Title
Just mercy
Title remainder
a story of justice and redemption
Statement of responsibility
Bryan Stevenson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The executive director of a social advocacy group that has helped relieve condemned prisoners explains why justice and mercy must go hand-in-hand through the story of Walter McMillian, a man condemned to death row for a murder he didn't commit
Summary
The founder of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama recounts his experiences as a lawyer working to assist those desperately in need, reflecting on his pursuit of the ideal of compassion in American justice
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2015.
  • Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Non-Fiction, 2015.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2014.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2014
Biography type
autobiography
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10361391
Cataloging source
AZZPT
Dewey number
  • 353.4/8092
  • B
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1130
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
KF373.S743
LC item number
A3 2014
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1130
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a story of justice and redemption
Label
Just mercy : a story of justice and redemption, Bryan Stevenson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-336)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: higher ground -- Mockingbird players -- Stand -- Trials and tribulation -- The old rugged cross -- Of the coming of John -- Surely doomed -- Justice denied -- All God's children -- I'm here -- Mitigation -- I'll fly away -- Mother, mother -- Recovery -- Cruel and unusual -- Broken -- The stonecatchers' song of sorrow
Control code
20353189
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 336 pages
Isbn
9780812994520
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn877914371
  • (OCoLC)877914371
Label
Just mercy : a story of justice and redemption, Bryan Stevenson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-336)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: higher ground -- Mockingbird players -- Stand -- Trials and tribulation -- The old rugged cross -- Of the coming of John -- Surely doomed -- Justice denied -- All God's children -- I'm here -- Mitigation -- I'll fly away -- Mother, mother -- Recovery -- Cruel and unusual -- Broken -- The stonecatchers' song of sorrow
Control code
20353189
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 336 pages
Isbn
9780812994520
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn877914371
  • (OCoLC)877914371

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