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Adnan's story : the search for truth and justice after Serial

Chaudry, Rabia (author.).
  • ISBN: 9781250087102 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1250087104 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: print
    410 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.

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General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Star-crossed lovers -- Vanished: missing Hae -- A body -- Living the lie -- Murder in the first -- Witness for the prosecution -- Life plus thirty -- Sarah Koenig -- Fifth column -- Serial -- It takes a village -- Undisclosed -- Truth and justice -- Conslusion.
Summary, etc.: "In early 2000, Adnan Syed was convicted and sentenced to life plus thirty years for the murder of his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee, a high school senior in Baltimore, Maryland. Syed has maintained his innocence, and Rabia Chaudry, a family friend, has always believed him. By 2013, after almost all appeals had been exhausted, Rabia contacted Sarah Koenig, a producer at This American Life, in hopes of finding a journalist who could shed light on Adnan's story. In 2014, Koenig's investigation turned into Serial, a Peabody Award-winning podcast with more than 500 million international listeners. But Serial did not tell the whole story. In this compelling narrative, Rabia Chaudry presents new key evidence that she maintains dismantles the State's case: a potential new suspect, forensics indicating that after Hae was killed her body was kept somewhere for almost half a day, and documentation withheld by the State that refutes the cell phone evidence--among many other points. And she shows how fans of Serial joined an amazing crowd-sourced investigation into a case riddled with errors and strange twists. Adnan's Story also gives a sense of Adnan's life in prison and weaves in his personal reflections, including never-before-seen letters. Chaudry, who is committed to exonerating Adnan, makes it clear that justice has yet to be achieved in this much-examined case."--Dust jacket.
Subject: Syed, Adnan 1981-
Murderers Maryland Baltimore Case studies
Murder Investigation Maryland Baltimore Case studies
Judicial error Maryland Baltimore Case studies
Criminal justice, Administration of Maryland Baltimore Case studies
Genre: Biographies
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