Life after death

France, David
July 1995
Good Housekeeping;Jul95, Vol. 221 Issue 1, p110
Presents the stories of three abused women in the United States who spent time in prison for killing the men they once loved. Description of abuses suffered; Incidents that set off the killings; Activities done after prison release; Reflections on the killings and the consequences of their actions.


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