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There Is a Balm in Huntsville: A True Story of Tragedy and Restoration from the Heart of the Texas Prison System

There Is a Balm in Huntsville: A True Story of Tragedy and Restoration from the Heart of the Texas Prison System
 

Two teenagers are killed in a tragic vehicular homicide one night in Texas. Should the 19-year-old drunk driver plead guilty? If so, how long a prison sentence would await him? This nonfiction narrative follows his painful journey, as well as those of his victims' families. Is it... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781947597129
Published 1 April 2019 by Independent Publishers Group
Available in EPUB format
Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
Language en
Author(s) By Anderson, T. Carlos
Availability Wheelers ePlatform

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ISBN-13 9781947597129
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Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Independent Publishers Group
Imprint Walnut Street Books
Publication Date 1 April 2019
Publication Country
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Anderson, T. Carlos
Category Biography & Autobiography
Biography & Autobiography: General
Social Sciences
Penology & Punishment
Law
Legal Procedure: Arbitration
Number of Pages 250
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Interest Age General Audience
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Two teenagers are killed in a tragic vehicular homicide one night in Texas. Should the 19-year-old drunk driver plead guilty? If so, how long a prison sentence would await him? This nonfiction narrative follows his painful journey, as well as those of his victims' families. Is it possible for victims of violent crime to confront criminals face-to-face? Eventually, the young prisoner becomes involved in some of the first victim-offender dialogues in the country and discovers restorative justice. There Is a Balm in Huntsville, a true story that is both sobering and hopeful, will touch teenagers, teachers, parents, counselors, and professionals in the field. There is a Balm in Huntsville gives hope to all who are confronted by misfortune.

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Author's Bio

T. Carlos Anderson is a writer, blogger, and speaker living in Austin, Texas. He has served 30 years as a bilingual community leader with a special focus on social and economic inequalities.

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