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Writing My Wrongs

Writing My Wrongs
  • Author : Shaka Senghor
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-03-08
  • Total pages :288
  • ISBN : 9781101907306
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Summary : NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An unforgettable memoir of redemption and second chances amidst America's mass incarceration epidemic, from a member of Oprah's SuperSoul 100 Shaka Senghor was raised in a middle class neighborhood on Detroit’s east side during the height of the 1980s crack epidemic. An honor roll student and a natural leader, he dreamed of becoming a doctor—but at age 11, his parents' marriage began to unravel, and beatings from his mother worsened, which sent him on a downward spiral. He ran away from home, turned to drug dealing to survive, and ended up in prison for murder at the age of 19, full of anger and despair. Writing My Wrongs is the story of what came next. During his nineteen-year incarceration, seven of which were spent in solitary confinement, Senghor discovered literature, meditation, self-examination, and the kindness of others—tools he used to confront the demons of his past, forgive the people who hurt him, and begin atoning for the wrongs he had committed. Upon his release at age thirty-eight, Senghor became an activist and mentor to young men and women facing circumstances like his. His work in the community and the courage to share his story led him to fellowships at the MIT Media Lab and the Kellogg Foundation and invitations to speak at events like TED and the Aspen Ideas Festival. In equal turns, Writing My Wrongs is a page-turning portrait of life in the shadow of poverty, violence, and fear; an unforgettable story of redemption and a compelling witness to our country’s need for rethinking its approach to crime, prison, and the men and women sent there.

Writing My Wrongs

Writing My Wrongs
  • Author : Shaka Senghor
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016
  • Total pages :268
  • ISBN : 9781101907290
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Summary : "During his nineteen-year incarceration [for murder], seven of which were spent in solitary confinement, Senghor discovered literature, meditation, self-examination, and the kindness of others--tools he used to confront the demons of his past, forgive the people who hurt him, and begin atoning for the wrongs he had committed. Upon his release at age thirty-eight, Senghor became an activist and mentor to young men and women facing circumstances like his"--Dust jacket flap.

Writing My Wrongs

Writing My Wrongs
  • Author : Shaka Senghor
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016
  • Total pages :268
  • ISBN : 9781101907313
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Summary : In life, it's not how you start that matters. It's how you finish. In the 1980s Shaka Senghor was an honor roll student and dreamed of becoming a doctor. In 1991 he was sent to prison for second-degree murder. During his 19-year incarceration, seven of which were spent in solitary confinement, Senghor discovered literature, meditation, and self-examination. He used these tools to confront the demons of his past, forgive the people who hurt him, and begin atoning for the wrongs he had committed. At his release at age 38 he became an activist and mentor to young men and women facing circumstances like his.

Writing the Wrongs

Writing the Wrongs
  • Author : Al Johnson
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2006-02
  • Total pages :44
  • ISBN : 9781411675056
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Summary : A book of poetry about my journey of recovery from child abuse. One section is titled Writing the Wrongs. Flip the book over to read the other section, titled Righting the Wrongs. For a free electronic version of this book, click here. If you prefer to order from amazon.com, click here.

Writing My Wrongs

Writing My Wrongs
  • Author : Angela C. Green
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-05-07
  • Total pages :230
  • ISBN : 1546422773
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Summary : This book is me. It's about the me that had to deal with the cards dealt to me. I had no choice in who I was born to or where I was placed as a baby. It was God's divine choice. I am an epic display of God's GRACE. I have suffered many hard days but not in vain. Many that will read this may have some clue but the rest have no idea. I covered my pains very well. I smiled through every wound and every oozing cut. I didn't create the mess in my life. However, I did make the mess worse. By the time I wanted to clean it up, I didn't know where to start. It wasn't my mess, but it is my house. I could no longer blame anyone for the mess I've lived in for the last 30 years of my life. I had to take responsibility and own up to my part as well as the position I played. Look, we all have been dealt a hand in life. How we play this hand determines our life's successes and defeats. I am not perfect, but from this journey I've learned. I learned how to own up to it all. I've accepted every failure and disappointment...It's time to heal and move on. I'm not perfect but I am pleasing to God. And so, I'm surviving.

To Right the Wrongs

To Right the Wrongs
  • Author : Sheryl Scarborough
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-02-27
  • Total pages :320
  • ISBN : 9781466885493
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Summary : Sheryl Scarborough continues the adventures of teen amateur sleuth and aspiring forensic scientist Erin Blake in To Right the Wrongs, the sequel to To Catch a Killer. Barely three weeks after catching the killer of Erin’s mother and their biology teacher, Erin and her crew are back, up to their elbows in forensics projects. But this time it’s with the full approval of their parents. With Uncle Victor at the helm, Erin and her best friends, Spam and Lysa, are prepping a new classroom for CSI summer camp, where they will serve as camp counselors. Meanwhile, Erin's super-hot new boyfriend, Journey, is graduating, just in time for him to take a position as Victor’s intern in the new CSI lab on campus. Journey and Victor are going to take another look at the evidence in the murder trial that sent Journey’s father to prison. The girls are under strict orders not to meddle with the murder case, but that's easier said than done... At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

I'm Writing My Wrongs, I'm Not Righting My Wrongs

I'm Writing My Wrongs, I'm Not Righting My Wrongs
  • Author : Inita Callaway
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-10-05
  • Total pages :140
  • ISBN : 1722678372
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Summary : An extension of the author's blog, The B - Logs, this didactic book of short stories is set out to teach life lessons and conceivably prevent you from making the same mistakes, or at best, be equipped to deal with what may come your way. From the beginning to the completion of this book, the reader will be inserted in the life of the author with the intention to evoke empathy. The stories will take you on a range of emotions that will consciously stir up encouragement, strength, wisdom, love, heartbreak, pain, fear and most importantly FAITH. The book is broken down by themes to help navigate through and digest the wisdom and lessons effectively. Though your wrongs may not be identical, the theme is, you can take solace in the fact that you too can overcome any situation. The power of God is indescribable. These are a collection of short stories that may very well save your life.

Crack Volume 1

Crack Volume 1
  • Author : Shaka
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2008
  • Total pages :228
  • ISBN : 9780979460609
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Summary : Homicide detective Devon Jensen is investigating the link between the murder of his childhood friend and two rival drug families. He finds himself fighting to save his own life and the life of the woman he has grown to love.

A Place to Stand

A Place to Stand
  • Author : Jimmy Santiago Baca
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2007-12-01
  • Total pages :272
  • ISBN : 1555848907
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Summary : The Pushcart Prize–winning poet’s memoir of his criminal youth and years in prison: a “brave and heartbreaking” tale of triumph over brutal adversity (The Nation). Jimmy Santiago Baca’s “astonishing narrative” of his life before, during, and immediately after the years he spent in the maximum-security prison garnered tremendous critical acclaim. An important chronicle that “affirms the triumph of the human spirit,” it went on to win the prestigious 2001 International Prize (Arizona Daily Star). Long considered one of the best poets in America today, Baca was illiterate at the age of twenty-one when he was sentenced to five years in Florence State Prison for selling drugs in Arizona. This raw, unflinching memoir is the remarkable tale of how he emerged after his years in the penitentiary—much of it spent in isolation—with the ability to read and a passion for writing poetry. “Proof there is always hope in even the most desperate lives.” —Fort Worth Star-Telegram “A hell of a book, quite literally. You won’t soon forget it.” —The San Diego U-T “This book will have a permanent place in American letters.” —Jim Harrison, New York Times–bestselling author of A Good Day to Die

Write His Wrongs

Write His Wrongs
  • Author : J. Wesley
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-03-12
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : 0997115904
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Summary : From Heartbreak to Love Notes combines lyrical expression with poetry to capture modern dating by using pieces to tell a story of young man knowing little about relationships but is destined to learn. It's broken into three sections and chronicles his thought process when enamored, losing interest, cheating, searching, heartbroken and healed.

The Love Prison Made and Unmade

The Love Prison Made and Unmade
  • Author : Ebony Roberts
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-07-09
  • Total pages :304
  • ISBN : 9780062876669
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Summary : With echoes of Just Mercy and An American Marriage, a remarkable memoir of a woman who falls in love with an incarcerated man—a poignant story of hope and disappointment that lays bare the toll prison takes not only on those behind bars, but on their families and relationships. Ebony’s parents were high school sweethearts and married young. By the time Ebony was born, the marriage was disintegrating. As a little girl she witnessed her parents’ brutal verbal and physical fights, fueled by her father’s alcoholism. Then her father tried to kill her mother. Those experiences drastically affected the way Ebony viewed love and set the pattern for her future romantic relationships. Despite being an educated and strong-minded woman determined not to repeat the mistakes of her parents—she would have a fairytale love—Ebony found herself drawn to bad-boys: men who cheated; men who verbally abused her; men who disappointed her. Fed up, she swore to wait for the partner God chose for her. Then she met Shaka Senghor. Though she felt an intense spiritual connection, Ebony struggled with the idea that this man behind bars for murder could be the good love God had for her. Through letters and visits, she and Shaka fell deeply in love. Once Shaka came home, Ebony thought the worst was behind them. But Shaka’s release was the beginning of the end. The Love Prison Made and Unmade is heartfelt. It reveals powerful lessons about love, sacrifice, courage, and forgiveness; of living your highest principles and learning not to judge someone by their worst acts. Ultimately, it is a stark reminder of the emotional cost of American justice on human lives—the partners, wives, children, and friends—beyond the prison walls.

Righting Canada's Wrongs: Residential Schools

Righting Canada's Wrongs: Residential Schools
  • Author : Melanie Florence
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-12-15
  • Total pages :128
  • ISBN : 9781459408661
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Summary : Canada's residential school system for aboriginal young people is now recognized as a grievous historic wrong committed against First Nations, Metis, and Inuit peoples. This book documents this subject in a format that will give all young people access to this painful part of Canadian history. In 1857, the Gradual Civilization Act was passed by the Legislature of the Province of Canada with the aim of assimilating First Nations people. In 1879, Prime Minister Sir John A. Macdonald commissioned the "Report on Industrial Schools for Indians and Half-Breeds." This report led to native residential schools across Canada. First Nations and Inuit children aged seven to fifteen years old were taken from their families, sometimes by force, and sent to residential schools where they were made to abandon their culture. They were dressed in uniforms, their hair was cut, they were forbidden to speak their native language, and they were often subjected to physical and psychological abuse. The schools were run by the churches and funded by the federal government. About 150,000 aboriginal children went to 130 residential schools across Canada. The last federally funded residential school closed in 1996 in Saskatchewan. The horrors that many children endured at residential schools did not go away. It took decades for people to speak out, but with the support of the Assembly of First Nations and Inuit organizations, former residential school students took the federal government and the churches to court. Their cases led to the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement, the largest class-action settlement in Canadian history. In 2008, Prime Minister Harper formally apologized to former native residential school students for the atrocities they suffered and the role the government played in setting up the school system. The agreement included the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, which has since worked to document this experience and toward reconciliation. Through historical photographs, documents, and first-person narratives from First Nations, Inuit, and Metis people who survived residential schools, this book offers an account of the injustice of this period in Canadian history. It documents how this official racism was confronted and finally acknowledged.

Two Wrongs

Two Wrongs
  • Author : Rebecca Reid
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2021-01-21
  • Total pages :304
  • ISBN : 9781473578395
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Summary : 'A perfectly paced and beautifully observed story of betrayal, guilt and regret. I really did race through it.' Emma Curtis, author of Keep Her Quiet 'A heady, glamorous tale with a dark side - another compulsively readable thriller from Rebecca Reid.' Emma Rowley, author of You Can Trust Me How far would you go to correct your worst mistake? When Chloe goes to university and meets wild, carefree Zadie, she is utterly seduced by her and her lifestyle. It doesn't take long for Chloe to ditch her studies in favour of all-night parties at Zadie's huge house off campus. But when something goes badly wrong one night and Zadie disappears in the aftermath, Chloe knows she should have done more to help her friend. It's something she'll always regret. Fifteen years later, Chloe finally gets the chance to make it right. But in order to do so, she'll have to put everything at stake . . . Praise for Rebecca Reid: 'Will haunt you long after you've finished' Jane Corry 'A shocker of an ending' Emma Curtis 'Rebecca Reid is a master of building tension' Phoebe Morgan 'Disturbing and brilliant' Lauren North

Writing the Wrongs

Writing the Wrongs
  • Author : Elizabeth Faue
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-05-31
  • Total pages :272
  • ISBN : 9781501709814
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Summary : Eva McDonald Valesh was one of the Progressive Era's foremost labor publicists. Challenging the narrow confines placed on women, Valesh became a successful investigative journalist, organizer, and public speaker for labor reform. Valesh was a compatriot of the labor leaders of her day and the "right-hand man" of Samuel Gompers, president of the American Federation of Labor. Events she covered during her colorful, unconventional reporting career included the Populist revolt, the Cuban crisis of the 1890s, and the 1910 Shirtwaistmakers' uprising. She was described as bright, even "comet-like," by her admirers, but her enemies saw her as "a pest" who took "all the benefit that her sex controls when in argument with a man." Elizabeth Faue examines the pivotal events that transformed this outspoken daughter of a working-class Scots-Irish family into a national political figure, interweaving the study of one woman's fascinating life with insightful analysis of the changing character of American labor reform during the period from 1880 to 1920. In her journey through the worlds of labor, journalism, and politics, Faue lays bare the underside of social reform and reveals how front-line workers in labor's political culture—reporters, investigators, and lecturers—provoked and informed American society by writing about social wrongs. Compelling, insightful, and at times humorous, Writing the Wrongs is a window on the Progressive Era, on social history and the new journalism, and on women's lives and the meanings of class and gender.

Writing the Wrongs

Writing the Wrongs
  • Author : John L. Thompson
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2001-06-28
  • Total pages :304
  • ISBN : 0198031424
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Summary : Phyllis Trible's Texts of Terror is a landmark among those studying women of the Bible. Focusing on stories of the maltreatment of women, Trible paved the way for subsequent feminist exegetes who have been very critical of such stories in the Bible, and who see Christianity as an unredeemably patriarchal religion. It is commonly said that these Old Testament stories of rape, murder, torture, and abandonment passed without comment until recent times. Here, Thompson traces and analyzes various Christian interpretations of these bible stories of women. In drawing attention to views other than Texts of Terror, Thompson speaks to Christians who are battling over how the Bible ought to be read today.

Writing Wrongs

Writing Wrongs
  • Author : W. Davies King,Wallace Shawn
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1997
  • Total pages :242
  • ISBN : 1566395178
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Summary : Writing Wrongs: The Work of Wallace Shawn is a close and personal look into the life and literary work of the man whom Joseph Papp called "a dangerous writer." As the son of the late William Shawn, renowned editor of the New Yorker, Wallace Shawn was born into privilege and trained to thoroughly liberal values, but his plays relentlessly question the liberal faith in individualism and common decency. W. D. King's incisive critiques of the plays and inquiry into the life and times of their author develop a portrait of Shawn as a major figure in contemporary theater.

Righting Canada's Wrongs: The Komagata Maru

Righting Canada's Wrongs: The Komagata Maru
  • Author : Pamela Hickman
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-04-30
  • Total pages :104
  • ISBN : 9781459404373
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Summary : In 1914, Canada was a very British society with anti-Asian attitudes. Although Great Britain had declared that all people from India were officially British citizens and could live anywhere in the British Commonwealth, Canada refused to accept them. This racist policy was challenged by Gurdit Singh, a Sikh businessman, who chartered a ship, the Komagata Maru, and sailed to Vancouver with over 300 fellow Indians wishing to immigrate to Canada. They were turned back, tragically. Over the years, the Canadian government gradually changed its immigration policies, first allowing entry to wives and children of Indian immigrants and later to many more immigrants from India. The Indo-Canadian community has grown throughout Canada, especially in British Columbia. Many in the community continue to celebrate their Indian heritage which enriches Canadian culture.

Writing Wrongs

Writing Wrongs
  • Author : Pramod K. Nayar
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-03-21
  • Total pages :216
  • ISBN : 9781317809081
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Summary : This book examines the ‘cultural apparatus’ of Human Rights in India today. It unravels discourses of victimhood, oppression, suffering and witnessing through a study of autobiographies, memoirs, reportage and media coverage, and documentaries. Moving across multiple media and genres for their representations of Dalits, riot victims, prisoners, abused and abandoned women and children, examining the formal properties of victim texts for their documentation of trauma, and analyzing the role of the sympathetic imagination, Writing Wrongs inaugurates a whole new field in literary–cultural studies by focusing on the narratives that build the culture of Human Rights. It argues for taking this cultural apparatus as essential to the political and legal dimensions of Human Rights. The book emphasizes the need for an ethical turn to literary–cultural studies and a cultural turn to Human Rights studies, arguing that a public culture of Human Rights has a key role to play in revitalizing civil society and its institutions. It will be of interest to Human Rights scholars and activists, and those in political science, sociology, literary and cultural studies, narrative theory and psychology.

The Exact Nature of Our Wrongs

The Exact Nature of Our Wrongs
  • Author : Janet Peery
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-09-19
  • Total pages :288
  • ISBN : 9781250125095
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Summary : Winner of the Library of Virginia's Emyl Jenkins Sexton Literary Award for Fiction! "A brilliantly moving and unforgettable novel." - Jill McCorkle, author of Life After Life Janet Peery’s first novel, The River Beyond the World, was a National Book Award finalist in 1996. Acclaimed for her gorgeous writing and clear-eyed gaze into the hearts of people, Peery now returns with her second novel, The Exact Nature of Our Wrongs. On a summer evening in the blue-collar town of Amicus, Kansas, the Campbell family gathers for a birthday dinner for their ailing patriarch, retired judge Abel Campbell, prepared and hosted by their still-hale mother Hattie. But when Billy, the youngest sibling—with a history of addiction, grand ideas, and misdemeanors—passes out in his devil’s food cake, the family takes up the unfinished business of Billy’s sobriety. Billy’s wayward adventures have too long consumed their lives, in particular Hattie’s, who has enabled his transgressions while trying to save him from Abel’s disappointment. As the older children—Doro, Jesse, ClairBell, and Gideon—contend with their own troubles, they compete for the approval of the elderly parents they adore, but can’t quite forgive. With knowing humor and sure-handed storytelling, Janet Peery reveals a family at its best and worst, with old wounds and new, its fractures and feuds, and yet its unbreakable bonds.

I Right the Wrongs

I Right the Wrongs
  • Author : Dylan Schaffer
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2011-03-15
  • Total pages :352
  • ISBN : 9781608197835
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Summary : Dylan Schaffer's sequel to Misdemeanor Man is a mind-bending whodunit about small crime, big crime, and the Barry Manilow-loving lawyer caught in the middle. "Drop-dead funny."-Rocky Mountain News "Gordon Seegerman...is back for another fun-filled, quirky go-round on the streets of Santa Rita...A rewarding read."-Chicago Sun-Times "I Right the Wrongs is the entertaining kind of page turner you'll pursue to the end, then look around for the next in the series." -Tampa Tribune "A treat...an over-the-top romp with a generous heart and a couple of nice twists at the end." -New Orleans Times-Picayune "If somebody told me they wrote a book about learning to bake bread with their curmudgeonly, dying father, I would have said, 'Break out the violins and wake me up when it's over.' But Dylan Schaffer has created something genuinely sharp and entertaining here. What a fantastic surprise."-Beth Lisick, author of Everybody in the Pool

In the Belly of the Beast

In the Belly of the Beast
  • Author : Jack Henry Abbott
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1991
  • Total pages :166
  • ISBN : 9780679732372
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Summary : A visionary book in the repertoire of prison literature. This is a 37 year old man's account of 25 years behind bars.