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By Yasmin Tirado-Chiodini

ISBN-10: 0981730795

ISBN-13: 9780981730790

On January 7, 1916, Antonio Pontón, a Puerto Rican scholar at Albany legislations institution who suffered from psychological disorder, grew to become the 1st Hispanic completed within the electrical chair on the Sing Sing legal in manhattan. 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 publication, 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 images and a range of the hundreds of thousands of records she chanced on, containing clemency writings counseled through 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 think about the viability of the demise penalty as a simply degree. The names and voices of clemency have 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 through the writer of over 21,000 names of people and firms who signed clemency petitions within the case, a useful source for teachers, historians, and genealogists.

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