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by Bryan Stevenson
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Lillelara
Lillelara rated it 6 years ago
Blitzed: A highly informative and gripping read about Nazi Germany and the significance of drugs during World War II. Drugs didn´t fit in the idealogy of the Nazis, but despite banning them, one substance with a highly addictive potential became the drug of the people: methamphetine. The sheer possi...
bookaneer
bookaneer rated it 6 years ago
Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson The power of just mercy is that it belongs to the undeserving. It’s when mercy is least expected that it’s most potent—strong enough to break the cycle of victimization and victimhood, retribution and suffering. I need to come back and write a proper review for this...
Memories From Books on Booklikes
Memories From Books on Booklikes rated it 7 years ago
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson speaks to the US justice system as a whole but takes on three main issues – the death penalty, racial and social inequality, and the treatment of juvenile offenders. The book anchors facts with heartbreaking examples, one case at a tim...
Merle
Merle rated it 7 years ago
This is the memoir of a lawyer who has spent 30+ years representing people on death row, and more generally, poor people whose treatment by the criminal justice system is egregious. It is a tough subject, but the book makes for compelling reading: the storytelling is strong, making you itch to know ...
Merle
Merle rated it 7 years ago
This is the memoir of a lawyer who has spent 30+ years representing people on death row, and more generally, poor people whose treatment by the criminal justice system is egregious. It is a tough subject, but the book makes for compelling reading: the storytelling is strong, making you itch to know ...
Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it 7 years ago
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, Brian Stevenson, author and narrator. Brian Stevenson is a descendant of slaves and a strong and honorable activist for a justice system that provides fair treatment for all, especially those who are powerless and poor, those who do not have the resourc...
RedT Reads Randomly
RedT Reads Randomly rated it 7 years ago
Bryan Stevenson is a modern-day hero. He doesn't say so; I do, after reading about his crusade to fix many of the wrongs in the American "justice" system. Stevenson is a compelling writer; I couldn't stop turning the pages. The stories he tells will flabbergast you; some will horrify you. He's...
JDCMustReadBooks
JDCMustReadBooks rated it 8 years ago
By Bryan Stevenson ISBN: 9780812994520Publisher: Random House Publishing Publication Date: 10/21/2014 Format: HardcoverMy Rating: 5 Stars A special thank you to Random House and NetGalley for an ARC in exchange for an honest review. Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, a powerful, inspir...
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