He calls me by Lightning the life of Caliph Washington and the forgotten saga of jim crow, southern justice, and the death penalty

Title He calls me by Lightning the life of Caliph Washington and the forgotten saga of jim crow, southern justice, and the death penalty
Names Bass, S. Jonathan.
Book Number DB089172
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Historian examines the legal odyssey of black Caliph Washington, who was wrongfully convicted as a teenager of killing an Alabama policeman in 1957. He came within minutes of the electric chair nearly a dozen times, and his original conviction was overturned three times before he was finally released in 1972. Violence and strong language. Commercial audiobook. 2017.
Narrator Willis, Mirron E. (Mirron Edward).
Local Subject Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Sociology - SOC
History - HST
History, United States - HUS
Black Interest - BLK
Commercial format - CF
Audience Notes Male narrator.
Contains violence.
Contains strong language.
LC Subject African American prisoners - Alabama - Biography
Death row inmates - Alabama - Biography
Discrimination in criminal justice administration - Alabama - History
Alabama - Race relations - History
Nonfiction
Biographies
Talking books
Downloadable books
Call Number 305.8009761 ANF
Language English
Released 2017
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2017
Original Publication Reissue of: Unabridged. Old Saybrook, Conn. : Tantor Media, p2017. 9781515995562
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