Kiss of Death: America's Love Affair with the Death Penalty
by John D. Bessler
Publisher: Northeastern University Press 2003
Number of pages: 216
John D. Bessler skillfully interweaves the powerful life stories of death row prisoners, his own experiences as a pro-bono attorney on death penalty cases in Texas, and historical perspective to persuade the reader that state-sanctioned executions must be abolished in the US.
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