Yasmin Tirado-Chiodini's Antonio's Grace: An Island's Plea for a Native Son (The PDF

By Yasmin Tirado-Chiodini

ISBN-10: 0981730795

ISBN-13: 9780981730790

On January 7, 1916, Antonio Pontón, a Puerto Rican scholar at Albany legislations university who suffered from psychological disorder, turned the 1st Hispanic achieved within the electrical chair on the Sing Sing legal in ny. 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 booklet within the Antonio's sequence. This moment e-book, ANTONIO'S GRACE, An Island's Plea for a local Son, is a piece of non-fiction within which the writer takes a better examine the trial and clemency procedure within the Pontón case. In it, she stocks images and a range of the millions of records she discovered, containing clemency writings recommended by way of over 21,000 those that prayed in useless for grace for Pontón. Tirado-Chiodini's study and research of the case 100 years later discover the injustices surrounding Pontón's homicide trial and view the viability of the dying 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 incorporates a transcription by way of 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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