Antonio's Grace: An Island's Plea for a Native Son (The Antonio's Series Book 2)

Antonio s Grace An Island s Plea for a Native Son The Antonio s Series Book On January Antonio Pont n a Puerto Rican student at Albany Law School who suffered from mental illness became the first Hispanic executed in the electric chair at the Sing Sing Prison in Ne

  • Title: Antonio's Grace: An Island's Plea for a Native Son (The Antonio's Series Book 2)
  • Author: Yasmin Tirado-Chiodini
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 415
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • On January 7, 1916, Antonio Pont n, a Puerto Rican student at Albany Law School who suffered from mental illness, became the first Hispanic executed in the electric chair at the Sing Sing Prison in New York Author Yasmin Tirado Chiodini tells a fictionalized account of Pont n s story in her historical novel ANTONIO S WILL, A Story of Sacrifice, Love, Tragedy and InjusticeOn January 7, 1916, Antonio Pont n, a Puerto Rican student at Albany Law School who suffered from mental illness, became the first Hispanic executed in the electric chair at the Sing Sing Prison in New York Author Yasmin Tirado Chiodini tells a fictionalized account of Pont n s story in her historical novel ANTONIO S WILL, A Story of Sacrifice, Love, Tragedy and Injustice, the first book in The Antonio s Series This second book, ANTONIO S GRACE, An Island s Plea for a Native Son, is a work of non fiction in which the author takes a closer look at the trial and clemency process in the Pont n case In it, she shares photographs and a selection of the thousands of documents she found, containing clemency writings endorsed by over 21,000 people who prayed in vain for grace for Pont n Tirado Chiodini s research and analysis of the case one hundred years later uncover the injustices surrounding Pont n s murder trial and examine the viability of the death penalty as a just measure The names and voices of clemency have returned after a century to plead once again for an island s native son Will you listen BONUS The book s Appendix includes a transcription by the author of over 21,000 names of individuals and organizations who signed clemency petitions in the case, an invaluable resource for academics, historians, and genealogists.

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    1. I am the author of this book. This is not a review."Antonio's Grace, An Island's Plea for a Native Son," is Book 2 of "The Antonio's Series." It recently released in Sept. 2015 on e-book format (paperback forthcoming). This non-fiction book goes more in depth into the clemency effort to save Antonio Pontón from the claws of the electric chair. He was executed in 1916 for murder, but his execution was wrongful. Antonio's Grace includes photographs, historical documents, new discoveries and the a [...]

    2. I am the author of this book. This is not a review."Antonio's Grace, An Island's Plea for a Native Son," is Book 2 of "The Antonio's Series." This nonfiction book goes more in depth into the clemency effort to save Antonio Pontón from the claws of the electric chair. He was executed in 1916 for murder, but his execution was wrongful. Antonio's Grace includes photographs, historical documents, new discoveries and the author's commentary highlighting the errors in the case and examining the devel [...]

    3. I am the author of this book. This is not a review."Antonio's Grace, An Island's Plea for a Native Son," is Book 2 of "The Antonio's Series." This nonfiction book goes more in depth into the clemency effort to save Antonio Pontón from the claws of the electric chair. He was executed in 1916 for murder, but his execution was wrongful. Antonio's Grace includes photographs, historical documents, new discoveries and the author's commentary highlighting the errors in the case and examining the devel [...]

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