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Upon this Chessboard of Nights and Days: Voices from Texas Death Row Dana Allen

Upon this Chessboard of Nights and Days: Voices from Texas Death Row

Dana Allen

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ISBN : 9781933896366
Paperback
200 pages
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In this unique book, prisoners on Texas Death Row share their feelings, hopes, fears, and memories with the reader through a series of nonfiction pieces and original art.Excerpts:But the thing is, I dont want to getout of prison. This lifeis allMoreIn this unique book, prisoners on Texas Death Row share their feelings, hopes, fears, and memories with the reader through a series of nonfiction pieces and original art. Excerpts: But the thing is, I dont want to get out of prison.  This life is all Ive known for thirty years.--Perry Austin Death Row has one of the best collections of black widows Ive ever seen.--Les Bower . . . we will remain faceless and nameless inmates with just a number, lost and forgotten. . . .--Anibal Canales But when you pop the top of a Coca-Cola the smell of freedom is released.--Ivan Cantu So my life on deathrow is a struggle of equanimity, a testament of fortitude, and a story of indomitable will.--Derrick Johnson The thing is, none of us get a second chance--not really.  Time passes us by and we have to live with the consequences of our actions, or in my case die for them.--Anthony Shore One can be physically incarcerated, but free in his mind, his thoughts, actions, and how he chooses to look at lifes journey.--Charles Thompson Most of us became lost souls as children.--Carlos Trevino Maybe someone will re-evaluate their life based on these few words and make a change for the better before it is too late.--Perry Williams