Download e-book for kindle: Antonio's Grace: An Island's Plea for a Native Son (The by Yasmin Tirado-Chiodini

By Yasmin Tirado-Chiodini

ISBN-10: 0981730795

ISBN-13: 9780981730790

On January 7, 1916, Antonio Pontón, a Puerto Rican pupil at Albany legislation college who suffered from psychological ailment, turned the 1st Hispanic achieved within the electrical chair on the Sing Sing criminal in big apple. writer Yasmin Tirado-Chiodini tells a fictionalized account of Pontón's tale in her ancient novel ANTONIO'S WILL, a narrative of Sacrifice, Love, Tragedy and Injustice, the 1st ebook within the Antonio's sequence. This moment booklet, 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 strategy within the Pontón case. In it, she stocks photos and a range of the hundreds of thousands of files she discovered, containing clemency writings recommended 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 look at the viability of the loss of life penalty as a simply degree. The names and voices of clemency have lower back after a century to plead once more for an island's local son. Will you listen?

BONUS: The book's Appendix encompasses a transcription via the writer of over 21,000 names of people and firms who signed clemency petitions within the case, a useful source for lecturers, historians, and genealogists.

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