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About the author


Steffen Hou (born 1975) is a Danish author and filmmaker who lives in Copenhagen, Denmark. As a true crime author, he has worked all over the world and written about topics such as 'Child Abductions', 'Ku Klux Klan', 'The White Supremacy Movement', 'Human Trafficking' and 'The Death Penalty'. Steffen Hou emphasizes that he always describe problems through the people who are victims of them rather than through experts sitting at their desk. Therefore he always follows his main characters closely over a period of time and he is not afraid to put himself in danger zones. He is also known to tell his stories in a captivating and engaging way so readers feel that they have a good reading experience. Besides the authorship, he also produces documentary movies.
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The Deprived
Innocent On Death Row
by Steffen Hou

Overview


Thousands of Americans have been convicted and sentenced to death for crimes they never committed. Some have even been executed despite their innocence. The Deprived is a true crime book that tells the stories of Americans who have been sent to death row simply because they were at the wrong place at the wrong time. The book looks into the murder cases, investigations and trials that put them on death row, and describes what life is like when you are exonerated after decades in the death house. The Deprived also focuses on those most likely to be wrongfully convicted in America and the reasons why. 



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Description


The Deprived—Innocent on Death Row is a true crime book that tells the dramatic stories of death row inmates and describes the murder cases that led to their wrongful convictions and the fact they were deprived of justice, freedom, innocence and worst case their life. The book is based on interviews with 10 Americans who have all been affected by wrongful convictions and the death penalty.

Nick Yarris tells what life is like on death row when Ted Bundy is in the cell next to you, how you survive the violence in prison without becoming a monster yourself.

Sonia "Sunny" Jacobs tells what it is like to be a woman on death row and how she reacted when her husband was wrongfully executed.

Derrick Jamison tells what it feels like to be scheduled to die in 90 minutes and why he accuses law enforcement officers of killing his mother.

Damon Thibodeaux tells what it feels like when even relatives believe you are a cold-blooded killer.

Kwame Ajamu tells what it feels like to be put in the death house as a teenager and be deprived the chance of having children.

Randy Gardner tells what it did to him when a firing squad executed his brother.

Herman Lindsey tells why he is still labeled a murderer even after being exonerated.

Ronnie Sandoval tells what it is like when your teenage son is the victim of a wrongful conviction and how she lost him twice.

Magdaleno "Leno" Rose-Avilá tells why his own past as a violent gang member turned him into a human activist.

Marietta Jaeger tells why she forgave her seven-year-old daughter's serial killer and fought for him not to be sentenced to death.

The Deprived - Innocent on Death Row also also investigates what leads to wrongful convictions and who's most likely to be incarcerated for a crime they never committed.

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Overview


Thousands of Americans have been convicted and sentenced to death for crimes they never committed. Some have even been executed despite their innocence. The Deprived is a true crime book that tells the stories of Americans who have been sent to death row simply because they were at the wrong place at the wrong time. The book looks into the murder cases, investigations and trials that put them on death row, and describes what life is like when you are exonerated after decades in the death house. The Deprived also focuses on those most likely to be wrongfully convicted in America and the reasons why. 



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Description


The Deprived—Innocent on Death Row is a true crime book that tells the dramatic stories of death row inmates and describes the murder cases that led to their wrongful convictions and the fact they were deprived of justice, freedom, innocence and worst case their life. The book is based on interviews with 10 Americans who have all been affected by wrongful convictions and the death penalty.

Nick Yarris tells what life is like on death row when Ted Bundy is in the cell next to you, how you survive the violence in prison without becoming a monster yourself.

Sonia "Sunny" Jacobs tells what it is like to be a woman on death row and how she reacted when her husband was wrongfully executed.

Derrick Jamison tells what it feels like to be scheduled to die in 90 minutes and why he accuses law enforcement officers of killing his mother.

Damon Thibodeaux tells what it feels like when even relatives believe you are a cold-blooded killer.

Kwame Ajamu tells what it feels like to be put in the death house as a teenager and be deprived the chance of having children.

Randy Gardner tells what it did to him when a firing squad executed his brother.

Herman Lindsey tells why he is still labeled a murderer even after being exonerated.

Ronnie Sandoval tells what it is like when your teenage son is the victim of a wrongful conviction and how she lost him twice.

Magdaleno "Leno" Rose-Avilá tells why his own past as a violent gang member turned him into a human activist.

Marietta Jaeger tells why she forgave her seven-year-old daughter's serial killer and fought for him not to be sentenced to death.

The Deprived - Innocent on Death Row also also investigates what leads to wrongful convictions and who's most likely to be incarcerated for a crime they never committed.

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Book details

Genre:TRUE CRIME

Subgenre:Murder / Serial Killers

Language:English

Pages:218

Format:Paperback

eBook ISBN:9781543955088

Paperback ISBN:9781543955071


Overview


Thousands of Americans have been convicted and sentenced to death for crimes they never committed. Some have even been executed despite their innocence. The Deprived is a true crime book that tells the stories of Americans who have been sent to death row simply because they were at the wrong place at the wrong time. The book looks into the murder cases, investigations and trials that put them on death row, and describes what life is like when you are exonerated after decades in the death house. The Deprived also focuses on those most likely to be wrongfully convicted in America and the reasons why. 



Read more

Description


The Deprived—Innocent on Death Row is a true crime book that tells the dramatic stories of death row inmates and describes the murder cases that led to their wrongful convictions and the fact they were deprived of justice, freedom, innocence and worst case their life. The book is based on interviews with 10 Americans who have all been affected by wrongful convictions and the death penalty.

Nick Yarris tells what life is like on death row when Ted Bundy is in the cell next to you, how you survive the violence in prison without becoming a monster yourself.

Sonia "Sunny" Jacobs tells what it is like to be a woman on death row and how she reacted when her husband was wrongfully executed.

Derrick Jamison tells what it feels like to be scheduled to die in 90 minutes and why he accuses law enforcement officers of killing his mother.

Damon Thibodeaux tells what it feels like when even relatives believe you are a cold-blooded killer.

Kwame Ajamu tells what it feels like to be put in the death house as a teenager and be deprived the chance of having children.

Randy Gardner tells what it did to him when a firing squad executed his brother.

Herman Lindsey tells why he is still labeled a murderer even after being exonerated.

Ronnie Sandoval tells what it is like when your teenage son is the victim of a wrongful conviction and how she lost him twice.

Magdaleno "Leno" Rose-Avilá tells why his own past as a violent gang member turned him into a human activist.

Marietta Jaeger tells why she forgave her seven-year-old daughter's serial killer and fought for him not to be sentenced to death.

The Deprived - Innocent on Death Row also also investigates what leads to wrongful convictions and who's most likely to be incarcerated for a crime they never committed.

Read more

About the author


Steffen Hou (born 1975) is a Danish author and filmmaker who lives in Copenhagen, Denmark. As a true crime author, he has worked all over the world and written about topics such as 'Child Abductions', 'Ku Klux Klan', 'The White Supremacy Movement', 'Human Trafficking' and 'The Death Penalty'. Steffen Hou emphasizes that he always describe problems through the people who are victims of them rather than through experts sitting at their desk. Therefore he always follows his main characters closely over a period of time and he is not afraid to put himself in danger zones. He is also known to tell his stories in a captivating and engaging way so readers feel that they have a good reading experience. Besides the authorship, he also produces documentary movies.

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