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4.27  ·  Rating details ·  11 ratings  ·  6 reviews
Since 1963, Bobby Wilson has held his tongue in regards to the presumed murder of his family in which he was put on trial. In Bobby's Trials, he pens an insightful, heartbreaking memoir of the events that led up to the violent deaths of his mother and sister. As he chronicles his early childhood, he reveals what life was like for him growing up as an Oklahoma farm boy with ...more
Paperback, 1ST, 247 pages
Published March 1st 2010 (first published February 25th 2010)
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T.A. Beasley
Jan 06, 2014 rated it really liked it
Bobby’s Trials is the tragic story of a young boy accused of killing his family. Bobby Wilson was preparing to leave basic training. Bobby wants a change from the emotional roller coaster of a life he has had with his mentally disturbed mother. Four days before he is to leave Bobby is awaken to a gun in his face and an evil stare from his mother.

Bobby realizes this will be the night that his mother will kill him. For years the cruel treatment and avoidance from his mother has taken its toll. Bob
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Michele
Oct 26, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This is a biography where truth is definitely stranger then fiction! He was accused of murdering his Mother and sister but he does not remember a thing until after he is finally acquitted of the crime 10 years later. I can not imagine what this author went through and how he managed to not only keep his head together but overcame all obstacles and ultimately became a lawyer to help others who, like him, were and are railroaded by the legal system in this country at times. Although I rarely read ...more
Polly
Nov 06, 2013 rated it really liked it
pretty good mystery. The justice system sucks...
NerdyJen
Oct 15, 2011 rated it it was amazing
I have recently had the pleasure of editing the sequel to this book, which led me to seek this one out. Bobby's story is heartrending and powerful. ...more
Bob Wilson
Mar 21, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: anyone interested in true crime stories or legal cases
Recommended to Bob by: my brother
An incredible saga of survival against great odds.
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Retired trial lawyer, currently a law professor and President of a leading Private Investigation firm located in Arizona. Just finished writing the first book, Bobby's Trials, in what will be a series of true legal crime mystery books. ...more

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