Texas Death Row by Bill Crawford

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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.


About Bill Crawford

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Bill Crawford is currently a writer and media producer in Austin, Texas. He frequently contributes to the Austin Chronicle and Texas Monthly, and has appeared on CNN, the History Channel, Fox and Friends, and numerous NPR programs, including Fresh Air and Morning Edition.
Published January 29, 2008 by Plume. 432 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences, Crime. Non-fiction

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