Eye of the Hurricane: My Path from Darkness to FreedomHardback
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- Publisher: Zephyr Press
- Format: Hardback | 320 pages
- Dimensions: 160mm x 231mm x 30mm | 590g
- Publication date: 1 January 2011
- Publication City/Country: Arizona
- ISBN 10: 1569765685
- ISBN 13: 9781569765685
- Sales rank: 141,790
A spiritual as well as a factual autobiography, this is a self-portrait of Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, a 20th-century icon and controversial victim of the U.S. justice system turned spokesperson for the wrongfully convicted.
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The recipient of two honorary doctor of law degrees, Rubin "Hurricane" Carter is former chair and CEO of Canada's Association in Defense of the Wrongfully Convicted and currently serves as CEO of Innocence International. His life is the subject of the film "The Hurricane," starring Denzel Washington. Ken Klonsky is a freelance writer and a prisoners' advocate. Former antiapartheid activist, leader of the African National Congress, and president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela is a Nobel laureate and an international advocate for human rights.
"A""wonderful and inspiring book. I expected gritty--it's based on the life of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, after all. What I didn't expect was to be so moved by his extraordinary insight, his disarming honesty and his grace. I loved the book." --Professor Cookie Ridolfi, director, Northern California Innocence Project