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The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row

A powerful, revealing story of hope, love, justice, and the power of reading by a man who spent thirty years on death row for a crime he didn't commit.In 1985, Anthony Ray Hinton was arrested and charged with two counts of capital murder in Alabama. Stunned, confused, and only twenty-nine years old, Hinton knew that it was a case of mistaken identity and believed that the truth would prove his innocence and ultimately set him free.But with no money and a different system of justice for a poor black man in the South, Hinton was sentenced to death by electrocution. He spent his first three years on Death Row at Holman State Prison in agonizing silencefull of despair and anger toward all those who had sent an innocent man to his death. But as Hinton realized and accepted his fate, he resolved not only to survive, but find a way to live on Death Row. For the next twenty-seven years he was a beacontransforming not only his own spirit, but those of his fellow inmates, fifty-four of whom were executed mere feet from his cell. With the help of civil rights attorney and bestselling author of Just Mercy, Bryan Stevenson, Hinton won his release in 2015. With a foreword by Stevenson, The Sun Does Shine is an extraordinary testament to the power of hope sustained through the darkest times. Destined to be a classic memoir of wrongful imprisonment and freedom won, Hintons memoir tells his dramatic thirty-year journey and shows how you can take away a mans freedom, but you cant take away his imagination, humor, or joy....

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The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row Reviews

  • Caryn

    One of the most important nonfiction books I’ve ever read was Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson. He does an excellent job about teaching us how unjust the justice system is and follows several cases where innocent men were sent to prison or death row for crimes they did not commit.

    When I saw he wrote the forward for this memoir, I knew I had to read it. Anthony Ray Hinton was put on death row at age 29 for crimes he was completely innocent of. Eventually, he got Bryan Stevenson to work on his case.

  • Nancy

    Last year I read Bryan Stevenson's book Just Mercy. It was crushing to read about a justice system based on convictions and political gain at the expense of innocent men. It led me to read I Can't Breathe by Matt Taibbi about the death of Earl Garner and also to Michelle Ko's Reading with Patrick. Each book is a moving account of the stories behind the Black Lives Matter movement.

    So when I saw that one of the Death Row inmates represented by Stevenson had written his own book I had to read it.


  • Esil

    If you haven’t read Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stephenson , it’s a must read for anyone interested in the criminal justice system in the US and especially the death penalty. Strike that — it’s a must read for everyone.

    The Sun Does Shine has a foreword by Bryan Stephenson, but it is written by Anthony Ray Hinton, an inmate who was on death row in Alabama for 30 years. Hinton was sentenced to death for murders he did not commit. He is black and was too poor to afford a

  • Debbie

    Wow, this was such a heartbreaking read.

    It also had my blood boiling. Who are these people elected in to play God? The State of Alabama should be so embarrassed.

    This was such an interesting and touching story. I read a lot of it with (I'm sure) a shocked look on my face when I could not believe all the imbecile moves being played behind the scenes with Hinton's life.

    I really found the part about Henry very interesting, as well.

    Good luck on any and all future endeavors Mr. Hinton. You deserve it.

  • Becky

    You need to read this book! Heart-wrenchingly tragic and extremely inspiring - written with true flair and style.

  • Darcia Helle

    'Justice' is a funny word. We like to talk about it. We like to claim we have an entire system geared toward it. But justice itself is an arbitrary, often subjective thing. Is it justice to take one life in exchange for another? Can we claim a system of justice exists when death row consists of mostly poor men, while wealthy killers get high-priced lawyers and rarely see a death chamber? And what about the innocent who are steamrolled by the very "justice" system meant to protect them?

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  • Dianne

    Would you have the capacity to forgive those who stole almost three decades of your life through hatred and ignorance? Anthony Ray Hinton was falsely convicted of two counts of murder in a travesty of justice in 1985. Subsequent appeals were further abortions in the courts. Why?

    Anthony Ray Hinton was a young, poor black man, who had broken the law before so in the “wisdom” of the Alabama judicial system, he was sentenced to death by electrocution. Almost three decades of his life was spent on D

  • Bkwmlee

    As I write this review, I am wiping tears from my face -- tears that flowed more than once as I was reading this amazing book. It is hard to describe the gamut of emotions I felt as I followed Anthony Ray Hinton’s incredible story of having to spend 30 years on death row for a crime he didn’t commit. Disgusted, appalled, angry, outraged – none of these words seem to be sufficient in relaying my feelings towards the blatant miscarriage of justice that was described in this book as well as towards ...more