The Sun Does Shine
How I Found Life, Freedom, and Justice
This book tells the story of a man who spent thirty years on death row for a crime he didn't commit. Despite his wrongful imprisonment, he finds hope and joy through the power of reading and is ultimately able to transform himself and those around him. With a foreword by a civil rights attorney, this powerful memoir showcases the strength of the human spirit in the face of injustice.
2018-06-05T00:00:00.000ZOver the years I've chosen many great novels, very few memoirs for my book club, but this story reads like an epic novel. And it is all true! Mr. Hinton was falsely convicted of murder and spent 30 years on death row before he was finally released. – source
2018-06-06T21:15:12.000ZRay Hinton touching book “The Sun Does Shine” is a fantastic selection for Oprah’s Book Club - a must read for all of humanity – source
2018-06-06T02:24:46.000ZAn extraordinarily book about an extraordinarily life. Anthony Ray Hinton’s story inspired many things within me. Mainly, the idea of radical forgiveness. Don’t know if I could forgive what he went through, but I loved reading about how he did. And trying to learn how for myself. – source
2022-07-28T12:47:41.000ZSummer reading book #8 is THE SUN DOES SHINE by Anthony Ray Hinton “What kind of world is it where an innocent man can lose 16 years of his life & it’s a waste of time to let him prove he’s innocent? My 16 years was less important than 2 or 3 days of the attorney general’s time.” – source