Weep for the Living (Paperback)

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A survivor's firsthand account of attempted murder in St. Francisville, Louisiana. A former warden of Angola Prison shoots his wife five times with a pistol, then sits down to watch her die on her plantation home porch. The victim, author Anne Butler, survives to tell this true crime story, detailing the unraveling of her seven-year marriage and how it led to her near-murder. Interspersed with simple black and white snapshots, this stranger-than-fiction story of murder, survival, and forgiveness offers keen insights into the mind of both victim and criminal.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781589803169
ISBN-10: 1589803167
Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company
Publication Date: January 31st, 2005
Pages: 312
Language: English