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Death Row's Oddest Inmates [Kindle Edition]

Ty Treadwell
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

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Book Description

Robert Vickers killed his prison cellmate because the other man drank his Kool-Aid. Varnall Weeks believed that after his execution he would be reincarnated as a giant turtle who would rule the universe. Hit man and former Elvis impersonator James Paster tried to escape from his cell by slathering himself with hair tonic and squeezing through a tiny air vent.

Death Row’s Oddest Inmates features 13 of the most bizarre and unique killers the prison system has ever seen. Meet a man who wore a homemade toga during his trial and asked for the bodies of his victims to be brought to the courtroom so God could resurrect them. Learn how triple murderer “Smelly Kelly” earned his dubious nickname, and read about the sadistic serial killer who sued the state of California for cruel and unusual punishment because one of the cookies on his prison lunch tray was broken.

Also included are special sections on wacky murder weapons, massive last meals, and the looniest last words ever uttered. Despite the gloomy surroundings, there’s no shortage of silliness and outlandish behavior on death row.


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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 175 KB
  • Print Length: 117 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1477450653
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B007NL9AV4
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #67,765 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A good read! 26 Sept. 2012
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I found this book interesting, it's not exactly what I was expecting but I enjoyed it nonetheless. I thought it would be more descriptive, instead it is brief and does not really focus on any one detainee.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Interesting and easy read 15 Jan. 2014
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It's an easy read that is interesting and in parts entertaining! Gives an insight into how the justice system is played and questioned too.
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1.0 out of 5 stars Weak book, poorly written 28 Nov. 2013
By vek
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This is a book that is fractured, vague, odd, lacking in details and not at all well written. Not a book to buy.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Not great but readable 23 Oct. 2013
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Semi intresting book bit disappointed by it as it seemed a tad wishy washy, not great but readable I guess
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3.0 out of 5 stars Death row oddest inmates 17 Sept. 2013
By Laura
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This book was an interesting read, was short and read it within an hour. It's not very structured but gives insight into death row prisoners.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Humorous insight 14 Aug. 2013
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Ty writes as we would assume, without gory details on crimes committed its a great read very unexpected. would recommend will be checking out his other works
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5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliantly written 11 April 2013
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Brilliantly written book. Click on the link to his home page for even more short stories. I would highly recommend this book as its jam packed with humorous comments. Very clever and witty a great short read.
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5.0 out of 5 stars An interesting read 28 Feb. 2013
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A great read for those who are interested in prisons and the goings on in them.

The book covers short stories based around different chapters which is perfect as you don't get bored and disinterested. finished this booked within days!

Recommended.
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