Hurricane: The Miraculous Journey of Rubin Carter
James S. Hirsch

Houghton Mifflin , 2000. Fine in fine dust jacket. Hardcover. 358 pp. with index. Illustrated with photos. Insigntful biography that recounts the harrowing, inspiring odyssey if Rubin "Hurricane" Carter. The African American boxer was wrongly convicted of three murders in a racially charged Paterson, New Jersey. Over the next decade, Carter railed against his imprisonment and ammassed convincing evidence of his innocence as well as vocal support of numerous celebrities. He was granted a new trail only to lose his appeal, lost an eye in a botched prison operation and , through association with a group of Canadian women, eventually gained his freedom. Fine Trade Cloth 9780395979853 (Item ID: E21547)


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