The Execution of Willie Francis: Race, Murder, and the Search for Justice in the American South
The true story of how a young Cajun lawyer, Bertrand DeBlanc, fought to save 17-year-old Willie Francis from the electric chair. In deciding Willie's fate the courts and the country would be forced to ask questions about capital punishment that remain unresolved today.
Basic Civitas Books
Arts and Humanities | Creative Writing | History | Nonfiction
King , G. (2008). The Execution of Willie Francis: Race, Murder, and the Search for Justice in the American South. New York, NY: Basic Civitas Books.