The Executioner's Song - Study Guide Book 2, Part 1 Summary & Analysis

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In Phoenix at a correctional officials' conference, Earl Dorius and Bill Barrett of the Utah Attorney General's office find themselves in great demand. The Gilmore case is all over TV by this time, and everyone wants the local take on the story. Meanwhile, back on Death Row, Gary writes a letter protesting the stay of his execution, accusing the state of not having the courage of its convictions and calling the officials involved "silly." Enter Dennis Boaz, a pot-smoking, hippie-like, former prosecuting attorney from Boalt Hall, U.C. Berkeley's highly rated law school. Boaz has pretty much given up law to become a starving writer, who has the starving part done, but is yet to publish anything. He is living in Salt Lake City off the largess of friends. He is in debt, broke and jobless. He drives a new Saab that is...

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