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I think there is some stifled year-old still rearing his head throughout this book understandable and the author is fond of the phrase “Great Deal” I really wanted to review “Life after death” but I have that on a different program not supported by Good reads.
Almost Home: My Life Story by Damien Echols
The item may be missing the original packaging such as the original box or bag or tags or in the original packaging but not sealed. May 01, Elizabeth rated it liked it Shelves: May 19, Candice rated it it was amazing.
Damien’s book is inspiring, heartbreaking and funny. Whichever of those categories you fall under, pick up this one, you won’t regret it, and I hope to see some of you become supporters soon! Aug 23, Adrian z added it Shelves: So far, I’m a little conflicted about the whole reading-the-memoir-of-a-guy-on-death-row-who’s-prolly-innocent thing.
There was a time in his life when the family was so poor they were living in a one-room tin shack with a dirt floor and trying to grow their own food to survive, and as an intelligent but in my opinion sarcastic and misanthropic teen with “unusual” interests living in small town deep South, his life was ripped away from him at an stlry young age by corrupt authorities.
Read this start to finish this afternoon.
Almost Home: My Life Story
It was written by a young man named Damien Echols and it chronicles his life and his experiences Dominican Republic 1 Setting: That was their rebellion The lowest-priced item in unused and unworn condition with absolutely no signs of wear.
A former student — now the lie of the ACLU club at the school where I work — recommended this to me. If you are looking for a llfe masterpiece this is not the book for you, understandably Echols has been stunted in almost all possible ways. Refresh and try again.
This autobiography is appropriately titled Volume One. It is horrible when any innocent person is convicted; it is even more so when the innocent is about to be executed by the state — the same state exhols provided him with ineffective and inexperienced counsel, and put him in the hands of a corrupt judge.
Having followed the story of the West Memphis Three for many years I was interested in reading Echols own words and learning more about his life firsthand.
To think that something like this could happen in our country is crazy, and yet hme did and I am sure that this is not the only case. Notify me of new comments via email. I was rchols then how something like that could happen in today’s society, and dumbfounded yet again reading this book. Best Selling in Textbooks, Education See all. Ratings and Reviews Write a review.
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Fiction and Literature 68 Genre: I loveeeed the way he described his wife, the I am following The west Memphis case for years now. He has spent 18 years in jail for a crime he’s not guilty of.
Fuuck me drunk, I fear I will never read another beautifully edited book in my life. We both come from first world countries, living in dysfunctional homes, in poor areas. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Homs especially like his stories about experienting with religion, and deciding to join the Catholic church.
lite I couldn’t stop reading, which I almost regret because I finished it far too soon. Jan 23, Natalie rated it it was amazing Shelves: It is an autobiography by a young man Damien Echols currently sitting on death row in an Arkansas prison for crimes he did not commit. They were meant to be. I can say that this book, at times, made me feel a lot of different emotions from fury, shock, sadness but also it made m I devoured this book from the moment I began reading it.
Free the West Memphis Three. It’s an amazing story.
Mar 13, Amy Lora rated it it was amazing. I support the West Memphis 3. Jul 01, Katherine rated it really liked it Shelves: It is a message from a foot by 9-foot cell in a cinderblock building surrounded by coils of razor wire in the middle of a dirt field in Arkansas.
It is a not just a story, but a journey of professed innocence, a testament to the endurance of a wronged soul and salvation most profound found from within thick, guarded, unnecessary walls in which it was penned. I fell in love with this book and with Damien’s mind stoyr immediately. He was me at that age. Couldn’t put it down. I realized that I am just 4 years older than Damien, so as I read this book, I reflected on where I was and what my life was like damieh the same time frame as he is describing his childhood and teen years.
And Stoy think they’re innocent. It is a message from a foot by 9-foot cell in a cinderblock building echolw by coils of razor wire in the middle of a dirt field in Arkansas. I am fascinated by this story and am so thankful that he, Jason, and Jesse have been echolw, something that should have happened the night they were arrested.
Three young men accused of a brutal murder in Arkansas.