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

By Yasmin Tirado-Chiodini

On January 7, 1916, Antonio Pontón, a Puerto Rican scholar at Albany legislation institution who suffered from psychological affliction, grew to become the 1st Hispanic completed within the electrical chair on the Sing Sing felony in manhattan. writer Yasmin Tirado-Chiodini tells a fictionalized account of Pontón's tale in her historic 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 during 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 files she stumbled on, containing clemency writings counseled by way of 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 consider 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 features a transcription by means of the writer of over 21,000 names of people and companies who signed clemency petitions within the case, a useful source for lecturers, historians, and genealogists.

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