ALMOST HOME LYRICS by MICHALE GRAVES & DAMIEN ECHOLS: Please, please believe / Can’t you see / T. Buy a cheap copy of Almost Home: My Life Story Vol 1 book by Damien Echols. Almost Home is a message to you from a faraway place. It is a message from a. Damien Echols is one of three West Memphis teenagers tried and wrongfully convicted in the murder of three children. This book tells about.

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See details for description of any imperfections. Refresh and try again. I especially like his stories about experienting with religion, and deciding to join the Catholic church. Apr 13, Jenn rated it liked it.

I really wanted to review “Life after death” but I have that on a different program not supported by Good reads. View all my reviews. Almost Home I have followed this case for seven years and have always been fascinated with Damien. They are a parasite that sucks off both worlds.


Agree totally with Timothy, touching story and made me think about our system. They could be helpful. But while inside he transforms himself into an educated, spiritual man.

This is a must read for anyone familiar with the true story of the West Memphis Three, teen-age boys who were tried and convicted of murdering three eight year old boys in Arkansas, even though there was no evidence of any kind linking any of them to any of the three little boys. Read this book and know the truth about him. He really has a writing talent.

I thought, if Margaret Cho likes it Account Options Sign in. Not to damoen same extreme extent, of course, but still. That was echold rebellion Save on Textbooks, Education Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days.


[BOOK REVIEW] Almost Home, by Damien Echols

It saddens me, angers me and makes me wonder if there’s any reason to believe in the words written in the U. Ratings and Damieen Write a review.

Id recommend this to anyone at all interested in this trial and miscarriage of justice. An incredible story of an incredible injustice. Damien has spent much of his time behind bars diligently maintaining his integrity and his sanity by writing. Echols, in his short autobiography he wrote a couple more in the last few yearsdocumented how a flawed Arkansas justice system sentence him to death.

Whichever of those categories you fall under, pick up this one, you won’t regret it, and I hope to see some of you become supporters soon! I can not recommend this book enough.

It’s gripping and emotional, and sensitive readers are advised to take it in stages. May 19, Candice rated it it was amazing. Their indivi I followed this story from the start. I think there is some stifled year-old still rearing his head throughout this book understandable and the author is fond of the phrase “Great Deal” It is horrible when any innocent person is convicted; it is even more so when the innocent is about to be executed by the state — the same state that provided him with ineffective and inexperienced counsel, and put him in the hands of a corrupt judge.

Return to Book Page. You come to know Damien very personally, and as far as much autobiography goes, is devoid of ego. This book was definitely an eye opener and it was fascinating to read about who he is as a person and where he came from, how he coped on death row for 11 years when this book was writtenwith the specter of execution hanging over his head. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.


I have echlos loved biography’s but especially autobiography’s since I was old enough to have my echlos library echkls and pick out books. Almost Home is the product of that self-discipline, and in it you will meet someone who has survived an ordeal many of us rchols find impossible to live through. I wanted to read this book before I read Damien Echols 2nd autobiography “Life after Death”, which I intend on reading very soon. I’m so thankful this young man wasn’t put to death before he could taste freedom once more.

It was written by a young man named Damien Echols and it chronicles his life and his experiences It is a message from a foot by 9-foot cell in a cinderblock building surrounded by coils of razor wire in the middle of a dirt field in Arkansas.

I did not worship the devil and neither did damiwn three. I rate this book 5 stars, not necessarily due to its being a literary wonder, but because of its subject matter.

Than draw your own conclusions. I have seen 4 documentaries about this case and it just made me so sad. This autobiography is appropriately titled Volume One. I highly recommend this book. They have since been set free after pleading the Alford plea. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Books by Damien Echols.