That Bird Has My Wings

That Bird Has My Wings

The Autobiography of An Innocent Man on Death Row

Book - 2009
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That Bird Has My Wings is the astounding memoir of death row inmate Jarvis Masters and a testament to the tenacity of the human spirit and the talent of a fine writer. Offering scenes from his life that are at times poignant, revelatory, frightening, soul-stirring, painful, funny, and uplifting, That Bird Has My Wings tells the story of the author's childhood with parents addicted to heroin, an abusive foster family, a life of crime and imprisonment, and the eventual embracing of Buddhism.
Publisher: New York : HarperOne, c2009.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780061730450
0061730459
Characteristics: xvii, 281 p. ; 24 cm.

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Aug 21, 2012

The events in his life were so touching that it was hard to read this book, but so important and rewarding for this reason. This book shows why we need to take care of the kids in our communities.

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KellyBeltrano
Mar 10, 2012

Opened my eyes to the statement "brought up by the system". Heart wrenching, poignant and wise. Hard to put down. Successfully delivers.

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