This is a powerful book, it starts a bit slowly but picks up soon after, and is certainly difficult to put down once the trial begins
While the subject is, indeed, very serious, there’s also playfulness within the narrative. I have no idea how Mr. Uris managed to do that
The book’s strength is the presentation of coal mining, it’s benefits & destroying the environment. The struggles of coal miners are presented in a clear manner
The book immediately caught my attention since I really enjoy these min-biographies which delve in depth into a short, but meaningful time in the subject’s life
Noa P. Singleton is awaiting execution for the murder of her father’s pregnant girlfriend. As the months pass and her execution date gets closer, Noa is visited by Marlene Dixon, mother of her victim.
Article first published as Book Review: A Wilderness of Error by Errol Morris on Blogcritics. About: A Wilderness of Error : The Trials of Jeffrey MacDonald by Errol Morris is a true-crime non-fiction book about the MacDonald Trial. Jeffrey MacDonald, former Captain in the Green Berets, a medical doctor, Princeton graduate, father and husband was convicted for murdering his family in 1970. The publisher is giving away one copy of this book –to enter fill out the Rafflecoptter form at the end of the post 544 pages Publisher: The Penguin Press HC Language: English ISBN-10: 1594203431 My rating for A Wilderness of Error – 5 Buy this book in paper or electronic format* More Books by Errol Morris Thoughts: Errol Morris (website | @ErrolMorris) has a career full of interesting and thought provoking movies including “The Thin Blue Line” which freed Randall Dale Adams from after being wrongfully convicted for murder and sentenced for life, as well as the academy award winning documentary “The Fog of War”. I had a chance to revisit “The Fog of War” in the past few weeks, knowing I would be reading Mr. Morris’ book, the documentary has very little narration and relies on interviews,…
The book is an easy to read overview of the process, in layman’s language, targeting those in the entrainment industry from novices to experienced professionals
“How To Sue A Telemarketer” (website) by Stephen L. Ostrow, Esq. (and his alter ego, comedian Ozmo Kramer) is exactly what it sounds like, a non-fiction manual to navigate the courts when you decide to sue telemarketers for disturbing dinner, sleep or any other part of your free time. I have heard that you can get $500 for every annoying call, but it’s not as simple as filling out a form. This book shows you the basic steps you need to take in order to get this money. And you will earn the money; there is some footwork involved and expanses as in any lawsuit. 152 pages ISBN-10 : 0615338178 Publisher : AMIGO PRESS Language: English My rating for How to Sue a Telemarketer – 4 Buy How to Sue a Telemarketer Amazon.com* More Books by Stephen L. Ostrow* The book starts with an explanation of the National Do-Not-Call Registry and what it means. The author talks about how the list came about and, of course, all the loopholes our esteemed leader made sure there are in the legislation. The book is divided into sections which you can follow in order. This is not your usual dry legal mumbo jumbo, the…