Texas Death Row: Executions in the Modern Era
Penguin, Jan 29, 2008 - Social Science - 432 pages
A chilling catalog of the men and women who have paid the ultimate price for their crimes
The death penalty is one of the most hotly contested and longest-standing issues in American politics, and no place is more symbolic of that debate than Texas. Since the reinstatement of the death penalty in 1977, Texas has put more than 390 prisoners to death, far more than any other state. Texas Death Row puts faces to those condemned men and women, with stark details on their crimes, sentencing, last meals, and last words. Definitive and objective, Texas Death Row will provide ample fuel for readers on both sides of the death penalty debate.
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