The Execution of Noa P. Singleton: A Novel

The Execution of Noa P. Singleton: A Novel

Elizabeth L. Silver


An unforgettable and unpredictable debut novel of guilt, punishment, and the tales we inform ourselves to survive
 
      Noa P. Singleton by no means spoke a note in her personal security all through a short trial that ended with a jury discovering her accountable of first-degree homicide. Ten years later, having accredited her destiny, she sits on dying row in a maximum-security penitentiary, just six months clear of her execution date. 
   Meanwhile, Marlene Dixon, a high-powered Philadelphia lawyer who's additionally the mum of the lady Noa used to be imprisoned for killing. She claims to have changed her brain concerning the dying penalty and should do every thing in her massive energy to persuade the governor to commute Noa's sentence to existence in legal, in go back for the only factor Noa can alternate: her tale. Marlene desperately wants to comprehend the occasions that led to her daughter’s deathevents that simply Noa understands of and hasn't ever shared. Inextricably associated by way of homicide yet with very various pursuits, Noa and Marlene combat with the sentences existence itself can impose whereas they confront the easiest and worst of what makes us human.

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