Trade Ed. Random House Audio 2005
CS ISBN 0739319469 $39.95 Ten cassettes
CD ISBN 0739301357 $44.95 Fourteen CDs
DD ISBN 0739301373 $28.97
Payton and Rennell Price are sentenced to death for the brutal murder of 9-year-old Thuy Sen, who choked to death on semen. Now, 15 years later, pro bono lawyer Theresa Peralta Page has 59 days to find factual, legal, or moral error and determine if a reliable sentence was rendered, possibly saving her client from execution. Patricia Kalember narrates with such subtle nuance about the doubts that exist in the case that each time we hear Rennell Price say, "I didn't do that little girl," it becomes eerily evident that being innocent may not be enough to save his life. Orwellian legal complexities of the death penalty, so brilliantly presented, serve to raise compelling and challenging questions. K.A.T. © AudioFile 2005, Portland, Maine [Published: JUNE/JULY 05]
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