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  • The Orphans' Nine Commandmentsby William Roger Holman

    TCU Press 2013; US$ 15.95

    When Roger Bechan was six, his mother packed his suitcase and took him to the Oklahoma Society for the Friendless. He never saw her again. No wonder he and his orphan friends omit the tenth commandment?to "honor your father and mother." His long journey through three orphanages and several foster homes is recalled with surprising humor and insight.... more...

  • Postcards from Cookieby Caroline Clarke

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 11.99

    Award-winning journalist and host of  Black "Enterprise" Business Report Caroline Clarke's moving memoir of her surprise discovery of her birthmother?Cookie Cole, the daughter of Nat King Cole?and the relationship that blossomed between them through the heartfelt messages they exchanged on hundreds of postcards. Caroline Clarke was born in an era... more...

  • Rotherham Workhouseby Margaret Drinkall

    The History Press 2009; US$ 7.99

    A fascinating look at every aspect of life in Rotherham workhouse more...

  • Hanged at Lincolnby Stephen Wade

    The History Press 2009; US$ 4.99

    Revisiting murder cases from Lincoln's past more...

  • Olde London Punishmentsby David Brandon; Alan Brooke

    The History Press 2010; US$ 7.99

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  • Execution Eveby William Buchanan

    New Horizon Press 2013; US$ 16.99

    In a story reminiscent of Dead Man Walking , the murder of golf star Marion Miley enraged the nation. People were finally quieted when three men were arrested, tried and convicted. But on the night of their scheduled execution, the warden, "hang'em high" lawman Jesse Buchanan, is unsure of one prisoner's guilt. His actions change his life forever... more...

  • The Death Penaltyby Louis P. Pojman

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 27.99

    Two distinguished social and political philosophers take opposing positions in this highly engaging work. Louis P. Pojman justifies the practice of execution by appealing to the principle of retribution while Jeffrey Reiman argues that although the death penalty is a just punishment for murder, we are not morally obliged to execute murderers. more...

  • English Pris&Borstal Ils 205by LIONEL W FOX

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First published in 2013. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • An Eye for an Eye?by Stephen Nathanson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 34.99

    In the second edition of An Eye for an Eye? Stephen Nathanson evaluates arguments for and against the death penalty, and ultimately defends an abolitionist position to the controversial practice, including arguments that show how and why the death penalty is inconsistent with respect for life and a commitment to justice. A timely new postscript and... more...

  • Hanged at Durhamby Steve Fielding

    The History Press 2013; US$ 4.99

    For decades the high walls of Durham gaol have contained some of the countrys most infamous criminals. Until hanging was abolished in the 1960s it was also the main centre of execution for convicted killers from all over the north east. The history of execution within the walls of Durham Gaol began with the hanging of two labourers side by side in... more...