The Resource Stand tall : fighting for my life, inside and outside the ring, Dewey Bozella, (electronic resource)

Stand tall : fighting for my life, inside and outside the ring, Dewey Bozella, (electronic resource)

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Stand tall : fighting for my life, inside and outside the ring
Title
Stand tall
Title remainder
fighting for my life, inside and outside the ring
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Dewey Bozella
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Language
eng
Summary
In this inspiring memoir, Dewey Bozella recounts his life and the twenty-six years he spent behind bars for a murder he did not commit--a stirring tale of courage, strength, faith, and perseverance.In the late 1970s, Dewey Bozella was wrongfully accused of murdering Emma Crapser, a ninety-two-year-old resident of Poughkeepsie, New York. Sentenced to twenty years to life in prison, Bozella fiercely maintained his innocence throughout his ordeal at Sing Sing, and even refused the prosecutor's offer of instant freedom in exchange for admission of guilt. But in 2009, more than a quarter century later, Dewey Bozella would reclaim his identity and his humanity when his conviction was vacated.In this powerful memoir, Bozella tells his harrowing and amazing story--interweaving his time in prison with stories of a childhood marked by violence and pain. He shares the joys of marrying the love of his life from behind bars, becoming a champion boxer, and earning his education; the agony of being denied parole four times, and living in a cellblock with his brother's murderer and, eventually, the killer whose thumbprint was found in Emma Crapser's apartment. Yet the fighter in Bozella never gave up. He would become a free man thanks to his undying faith, stalwart persistence, the aid of the Innocence Project, and Wilmer Hale, the Park Avenue law firm whose young pro bono attorney doggedly worked toward his release when all hope seemed lost. Today, Bozella considers himself blessed. Stand Tall is a testament to optimism and love. It is the compelling story of a man who fought against inequity and hardship and, against all odds, came out on top
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TEFOD
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Bozella, Dewey
Dewey number
796.83092
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LC call number
GV1132.B69
LC item number
A3 2016ab
Literary text for sound recordings
  • autobiography
  • memoirs
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Read by Sean Crisden
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Crisden, Sean
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  • Bozella, Dewey
  • Boxers (Sports)
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Stand tall : fighting for my life, inside and outside the ring, Dewey Bozella, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacontent
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  • Unabridged.
  • Retail edition.
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1 online resource (1 sound file (6 hr., 40 min., 21 sec.))
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online
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9780062565181
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computer
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rdamedia
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digital.
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7e8c59c7-f0f6-432e-9529-729d7d0f7f15
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(OCoLC)965544741
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Label
Stand tall : fighting for my life, inside and outside the ring, Dewey Bozella, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
  • Unabridged.
  • Retail edition.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (6 hr., 40 min., 21 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062565181
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
7e8c59c7-f0f6-432e-9529-729d7d0f7f15
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)965544741
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not applicable
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