Marie used to say, 'Faith? What good is it if you don't put it to work like hell for justice?' Marie's soul was so wide. Her spirit so truthful. All of which kept me sane through many a tortuous ordeal. Thank God we have this book so others can meet her and love her, too."
Sister Helen Prejean
Author, Dead Man Walking
Marie Deans, one of the most compassionate, thoughtful, committed, and humane people I've ever known, hated to be thought of as the 'Angel of Death Row.' The woman you'll meet in this powerful book was not the Angel of Death Row, but somehow miracles flourished in her wake."
Actor and Activist
A powerful story of a Virginia heroine."
Senator Mark Warner
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING...
A COURAGEOUS FOOL
MARIE DEANS AND HER STRUGGLE AGAINST THE DEATH PENALTY
TODD C. PEPPERS & MARGARET ANDERSON
Find out more about Marie Deans' life and legacy by looking at her personal photograph collection.