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Dixie's Last Stand: Was It Murder or Self-Defense? by [Ferak,John]
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"In Dixie's Last Stand, journalist John Ferak gives us an impeccably researched and well-written account of the Dixie Shanahan case. The Iowa woman killed her husband after enduring years of abuse. Ferak weaves a gripping narrative while exploring important topics such as battered wife syndrome and mandatory sentencing laws. Highly recommended."  
-- Robert Sberna, author of House of Horrors: the shocking true story of Anthony Sowell.

"Overall, this book is extremely compelling, well crafted and ... as you can tell... will stir up all kinds of emotions, strange feelings and opinions. I really look forward to reading more from this author. Highly recommend it!" 
-- Kat McCarthy, book reviewer at The Crime Cove: crime fiction, true crime and thrillers
"With this short but on-spot book, John Ferak has written a book where he manages to keep the reader interested through the whole book." 
-- Bjork Peterson, true-crime book reviewer at The Reading Ghost

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From the author: DIXIE'S LAST STAND: WAS IT MURDER OR SELF-DEFENSE? presents a number of interesting dilemmas for America's criminal justice system. Do these get-tough-on-crime mandatory prison sentencing laws that tend to treat all violent crimes in a cookie-cutter fashion need to be abolished? And what's the fine line between self-defense and intentional, premeditated murder in a case that involves repeated instances of domestic violence? What if the domestic violence victim was not being beaten or threatened at that particular time? What if the woman just killed her abusive husband during the night while he comfortably slept? If those were the cold, hard facts, should the woman be thrown in prison and treated like any other hardened, cold-blooded killer who takes up space in one of our country's many maximum security prisons?
Award-winning journalist and author John Ferak, who wrote the acclaimed true crime book BLOODY LIES: A CSI SCANDAL IN THE HEARTLAND, will bring true crime fans DIXIE'S LAST STAND in the WildBlue Press True Crime Features section.

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  • File Size: 5498 KB
  • Print Length: 216 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: WildBlue Press (January 15, 2015)
  • Publication Date: January 15, 2015
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00Q7COQP0
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #249,591 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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