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Prejean, Helen

Overview
Works: 133 works in 384 publications in 9 languages and 9,690 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Drama  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musical settings  Operas  Prison films  Live sound recordings  Songs  Art music 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Speaker, Author of introduction, Lyricist, win, Interviewee
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Most widely held works by Helen Prejean
Dead man walking : an eyewitness account of the death penalty in the United States by Helen Prejean( Book )

42 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 3,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1982, Sister Helen Prejean became the spiritual advisor to Patrick Sonnier, a convicted killer sentenced to die in Louisiana's electric chair
The death of innocents : an eyewitness account of wrongful executions by Helen Prejean( Book )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 2,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raises constitutional questions about the legality of the death penalty and reveals how race, poverty, publicity, and prosecutorial ambition can determine who lives and dies after a murder conviction
An introduction to A lesson before dying by Ernest J. Gaines : audio guide by Molly Murphy( Recording )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the theme and characters in Gaines's novel and includes excerpts from the book and background information on the author
New Economy in East Asia and the Pacific by Helen Prejean( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book sets out the problems of measuring the effects of technological change on economic progress by using the internet in the Asia-Pacific region as a case study
The Moon's a gong, hung in the wild : songs by Jake Heggie by Jake Heggie( )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dead man walking by Tim Robbins( Visual )

75 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Real-life story of an outspoken nun who agrees to be the spiritual advisor of the convicted killer of two teenagers, prior to his death by lethal injection
Dead man walking by Helen Prejean( Recording )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and Danish and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Talk given at Notre Dame Law School in late 1994 by Sister Helen Prejean about her experiences in her ministry to those on death row
Doing time : 25 years of prison writing( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Doing time." For prison writers, it means more than serving a sentence; it means staying alive and sane, preserving dignity, reinventing oneself, and somehow retaining one's humanity. For the last quarter century the prestigious writers' organization PEN has sponsored a contest for writers behind bars to help prisoners face these challenges. Bell Chevigny, a former prison teacher, has selected the best of these submissions from over the last 25 years to create Doing Time: 25 Years of Prison Writing-a vital work, demonstrating that prison writing is a vibrant part of
The big question : a film about forgiveness( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains forgiveness from a multi-cultural perspective, showing that forgiveness is an integral aspect of many world religions
Grace and justice on death row : the race against time and Texas to free an innocent man by Brian W Stolarz( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What is worse than having a client on Death Row in Texas? Having a client on Death Row in Texas who is innocent and not knowing if you will be able to stop his execution in time. Grace and Justice on Death Row: A Race Against Time to Free an Innocent Man tells the story of Alfred Dewayne Brown, a man who spent over twelve years in prison (ten of them on Texas’ infamous Death Row) for a high-profile crime he did not commit, and his lawyer, Brian Stolarz, who dedicated his career and life to secure his freedom. The book chronicles Brown’s extraordinary journey to freedom against very long odds, overcoming unscrupulous prosecutors, corrupt police, inadequate defense counsel, and a broken criminal justice system. The book examines how a lawyer-client relationship turned into one of brotherhood."
The deepest desire by Joyce DiDonato( Recording )

2 editions published in 2005 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The deepest desire : four meditations on love : a song cycle for mezzo-soprano, flute and piano by Jake Heggie( )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The breaking waves : for mezzo-soprano and piano by Jake Heggie( )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The deepest desire( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seeking higher ground : Bruce Springsteen rocks New Orleans, April 30, 2006 : for chorus and orchestra by Jake Heggie( )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dead man walking : the eyewitness account of the death penalty that sparked a national debate by Helen Prejean( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in Undetermined and English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1982, Sister Helen Prejean became the spiritual advisor to Patrick Sonnier, a convicted killer sentenced to die in Louisiana's electric chair
La dernière marche : une expérience du couloir de la mort by Helen Prejean( Book )

21 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Roman témoignage. Roman de société. Roman psychologique (intime)
Road to return( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents an original program in New Orleans in which an ex-bank robber and a college professor are using unique drumming workshops to help ex-cons re-enter society as productive citizens. Their program Project Return, leads the nation in reducing the recidivism rate to below 6%
Non uccidere : perché è necessario abolire la pena di morte( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in Italian and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The empty chair : four stories : murder victims' families confront loss and punishment( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four stories of murder victim's families reliving the crimes and confronting the loss of loved ones. Their instinct for revenge and debate for punishment by death climaxes in a search to forgive and heal
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Dead man walking : an eyewitness account of the death penalty in the United States Dead man walking : the eyewitness account of the death penalty that sparked a national debate
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The death of innocents : an eyewitness account of wrongful executionsNew Economy in East Asia and the PacificDead man walkingDoing time : 25 years of prison writingDead man walking : the eyewitness account of the death penalty that sparked a national debateDead man walking : an eyewitness account of the death penalty in the United StatesA life for a life? : the story of Helen Prejean
Alternative Names
Helen Prejean Amerikaans auteur

Helen Prejean religiosa statunitense

Helen Prejean US-amerikanische Ordensschwester und Aktivistin gegen die Todesstrafe

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