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Hurricane - a book by Hirsch, James S.

Hurricane

The Miraculous Journey of Rubin Carter

Hurricane( )
Author: Hirsch, James S.
ISBN:978-0-547-52631-7
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $14.99
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In 1967, the black boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter and a young acquaintance, John Artis, were wrongly convicted of triple murder by an all-white jury in Paterson, New Jersey. Over the next decade, Carter gradually amassed convincing evidence of his innocence and the vocal support of celebrities from Bob Dylan to Muhammad Ali. He was freed in 1976 pending a new trial, but he lost his appeal -- to the amazement of many -- and landed back in prison.

Carter, bereft, shunned...
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Hirsch, James S. (Author)
James S. Hirsch is a former reporter for the "New York Times" & the "Wall Street Journal." He lives in Needham, Massachusetts.

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