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Prejean, Helen

Overview
Works: 126 works in 298 publications in 7 languages and 8,946 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film adaptations  Musical settings  Music  History  Biography  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Speaker, Bibliographic antecedent, Lyricist
Classifications: HV8699.U5, 364.660973
Publication Timeline
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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 )

46 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,706 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 )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 2,163 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 )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 680 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
Dead man walking by Helen Prejean( Recording )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and Danish and held by 206 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
Dead man walking by Tim Robbins( Visual )

46 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chilling story, based on true events, details the intense relationship between Sister Helen Prejean and Matthew Poncelet who is sentenced to Death Row after the brutal murder of two young lovers
The big question a film about forgiveness( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains forgiveness from a multi-cultural perspective, showing that forgiveness is an integral aspect of many world religions. A troubled man bursts into your child's schoolhouse. Without warning he chases out all the boys and lines up the girls. Then he begins to shoot them one by one. Your best friend, your spiritual leader, the man you've fought for freedom with side by side is gunned down for no reason other than for speaking truth to power
The deepest desire by Joyce DiDonato( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 60 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 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Road to return( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 59 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%
Seeking higher ground : Bruce Springsteen rocks New Orleans, April 30, 2006 : for chorus and orchestra by Jake Heggie( )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Non uccidere : perché è necessario abolire la pena di morte( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in Italian and held by 27 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 27 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
The deepest desire : four meditations on love : for mezzo-soprano and chamber orchestra by Jake Heggie( )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La dernière marche : une expérience du couloir de la mort by Helen Prejean( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Roman témoignage. Roman de société. Roman psychologique (intime)
Looking for my wings by Magdaleno M Rose Ávila( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La dernière marche by Tim Robbins( Visual )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in French and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matthew Poncelet a été reconnu coupable du meurtre d'un couple d'adolescents et se prépare à être exécuté. Répondant à une de ses lettres, Soeur Helen Prejean lui rend visite et se retrouve face à face avec un assassin qui plaide toujours l'innocence. Quand il apprend la date de son exécution par injection, Matthew demande à Soeur Helen de devenir sa conseillère spirituelle. Elle accepte sans se douter de la tempête que déclenchera sa décision. Ils entreprennent ensemble un périple vers la vérité
La mort des innocents : un témoignage oculaire sur les exécutions arbitraires by Helen Prejean( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hard to place : a crime of alcohol by Katherine Norgard( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychologist tells of her fight to get a reprieve for her adopted son on death row, her investigation into his pre-adoption history, and her discovery that he had fetal alcohol syndrome, the number one preventable cause of mental retardation
The big read( Recording )

in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readings of excerpts and critical analysis
 
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Dead man walking : an eyewitness account of the death penalty in the United States
Alternative Names
Helen Prejean Amerikaans auteur

Helen Prejean religiosa statunitense

Helen Prejean US-amerikanische Ordensschwester und Aktivistin gegen die Todesstrafe

プレジャン, ヘレン

海伦培贞

Languages
English (147)

French (15)

German (12)

Italian (12)

Chinese (3)

Danish (2)

Spanish (1)

Covers
The death of innocents : an eyewitness account of wrongful executionsDead man walkingDead man walking : an eyewitness account of the death penalty in the United StatesA life for a life? : the story of Helen Prejean