An impassioned and incisive investigation into the many shortcomings of the justice system brought to light in the story of a grievously mishandled murder case in South Carolina that left an innocent man facing execution.
About the Author
Raymond Bonner practiced law for a decade and taught at the University of California, Davis, School of Law. He later became an investigative reporter and foreign correspondent for "The New York Times, "where he was a member of a Pulitzer Prize-winning team""in 1999, and a staff writer at "The New Yorker. "He has also written for "The Economist "and" The New York Review of Books, " and blogs at the Daily Beast and theatlantic.com. He is the author of" Weakness and Deceit: U.S. Policy and El Salvador, "which received the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award; "Waltzing with a Dictator: The Marcoses and the Making of American Policy, "which""received the Cornelius Ryan Award from the Overseas Press Club and the Hillman Prize for Book Journalism; and "At the Hand of Man: Peril and Hope for Africa's Wildlife." He lives in London.