Picking Cotton

Picking Cotton

Our Memoir of Injustice and Redemption

Book - 2009
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The story behind the unlikely friendship which developed between the accused rapist Ronald Cotton--who served eleven years in prison for a crime he didn't commit--and his accuser, Jennifer Thompson, raped at knifepoint by a man who broke into her apartment while she slept.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780312376536
0312376537
9780312599539
0312599536
Characteristics: 298 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Cotton, Ronald
Torneo, Erin

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"This book was written by rape victim Jennifer Thompson, and the man she wrongfully accused of attacking her, Ronald Cotton. Cotton spent 12 years in prison before DNA revealed the true perpetrator, leading Jennifer Thompson to search for the reason her identification was wrong despite bein... Read More »


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Apr 08, 2017

An important story.
Easy to read account of one of America's wrongfully convicted , his accuser
And a flawed justice system.

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