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May 01, Elizabeth rated it liked it Shelves: Marine Life Paperback Books in English.
The book was more powerful than I had ever expected. One wouldn’t think he had a lot to tell having been locked away in solitary confinement almost entirely from only 18 years old and even the 18 short years before that he was self proclaimed “poor white trash” so he didn’t have a lot of schooling, travels, or adventure to pull from.
Almost Home: My Life Story by Damien Echols
His level of poverty, however, made my mind boggle. For over 10 years Damien has been an inmate on death row for a crime he did not commit.
The notion of death row and wrongly being sent to itbeing from a country that doesn’t participate in capital punishment, creates further disbelief and disgust. Europe 7 Ireland 2 Setting: Oct 31, Jacqueline Cady rated it it was amazing. The trial is glossed over, as is much of his ten years so far on death row. Marine Life Paperback Illustrated Books. It was written by a young man named Damien Echols and it chronicles his life and his experiences in a way that clearly illuminates him, not as a monster, but as a human b “Almost Home” is a message to you from a faraway place.
Three young men accused of a brutal murder in Arkansas. This book is out of print but if u research Damien Echols and really want to read it, I might sell it!!
It details his life up to the point where he was arrested, and after that only covers the aspects of his life that he wished to bring to the world. See 1 question about Almost Home….
Skip to main content. Aug 22, Leslie marked it as never-finished-my-fault. This book written by Damien is an autobiography.
I knew,even then,that this was a pure witch hunt. They have since been set free after pleading the Alford plea. I mean, I feel terrible about what he went through and all, but I never connected to him the way I connected to Jason, and I never felt for him the mj I felt for Jessie.
It is a message from a foot by 9-foot cell in a cinderblock building surrounded by coils of razor damine in the middle of a dirt field in Arkansas.
The word “magick” is found on almost every page and there were other things that I found distracting at times. Hoke and Self-Help 3 Genre: Highly readable, I read it in the tub in under 2 hours and would probably read another Echols biography if he comes out with one. Read this book and know the truth about him. Out of the countless autobiographies I have read this one is the most fascinating.
Almost Home: My Life Story
Damien writes likes he speaks, eloquently and with nothing but heart and truth. He was me at that age. Inthey were granted their freedom, but I am sure they endured a hell that they didn To tell you the truth, I have not followed news coverage of the West Memphis Three: