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Victims of Dead Man Walking

3.88  ·  Rating Details ·  17 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
This account returns the focus to the victim, her life, and her family. --Midwest Book Review Mike Varnadoís ability to tell a great story is topped only by his work as a first-class detective. --Chris Buchanan, documentary film producer for PBS and associate producer of Angel on Death Row Victims of Dead Man Walking is the true story of the rape and murder of Faith Hathaw ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published May 31st 2003 by Pelican Publishing Company
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Jul 15, 2012 Newhamshter rated it it was ok
This book was clearly written by a member of the prosecution. He has no frame of reference other than what the Attorney General said. His book is not focused on the life of Faith Hathaway, but rather on the his justifications for the murder of her killer.
May 07, 2013 Gibsonpaul rated it it was amazing
Great book. Unlike the other story that defends the obvious murder with no remorse. If you have read the other book or watched the movie, read this one for the truth.
Jan 24, 2010 Natasha rated it liked it
Definitely a must read after the one-sided story of Dead Man Walking by Helen Prejean.
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Apr 20, 2013 Olivia Simon rated it liked it
I acquired both this book and 'Dead Man Walking' by Helen Prejean from my local library, not realizing they were about the same case.
I read 'Dead Man Walking' first, and I developed a slight sense of sympathy for Robert Willie- not because I think he was an innocent man, but from the human perspective of someone who is waiting for his scheduled death. I read this book as well as 'Dead Man Walking' to improve my understanding of the death penalty, rather than to pass my own judgement on the case
Jan 15, 2016 Fishface rated it really liked it
An excellent, if utterly grim read about the story behind the "dead man walking" death penalty case. The author explains exactly why the killer/rapist deserved everything he got. The photo section is not for the squeamish.
Jul 30, 2013 Jan rated it it was amazing
I recommend reading all three books about this crime. Then form your own opinion.
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