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Antonio's Grace: An Island's Plea for a Native Son (The - download pdf or read online

By Yasmin Tirado-Chiodini

ISBN-10: 0981730795

ISBN-13: 9780981730790

On January 7, 1916, Antonio Pontón, a Puerto Rican pupil at Albany legislation university who suffered from psychological ailment, turned the 1st Hispanic achieved within the electrical chair on the Sing Sing legal in long island. writer Yasmin Tirado-Chiodini tells a fictionalized account of Pontón's tale in her old novel ANTONIO'S WILL, a narrative of Sacrifice, Love, Tragedy and Injustice, the 1st publication within the Antonio's sequence. This moment ebook, ANTONIO'S GRACE, An Island's Plea for a local Son, is a piece of non-fiction within which the writer takes a more in-depth examine the trial and clemency technique within the Pontón case. In it, she stocks photos and a variety of the millions of files she chanced on, containing clemency writings counseled by means of over 21,000 those who prayed in useless for grace for Pontón. Tirado-Chiodini's examine and research of the case 100 years later discover the injustices surrounding Pontón's homicide trial and think about the viability of the loss of life penalty as a simply degree. The names and voices of clemency have again after a century to plead once more for an island's local son. Will you listen?

BONUS: The book's Appendix contains a transcription by means of the writer of over 21,000 names of people and corporations who signed clemency petitions within the case, a useful source for teachers, historians, and genealogists.

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