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Author Chaudry, Rabia, author.

Title Adnan's story : the search for truth and justice after Serial / Rabia Chaudry.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York, NY : St. Martin's Press, 2016.
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Biography  364.1523092 SYE    ON HOLDSHELF
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Description 410 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary On February 28, 2000, Adnan Syed was convicted and sentenced to life plus thirty years for the murder of his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee, a high school senior in Baltimore, Maryland. From the moment of his arrest, Syed has consistently maintained his innocence. Rabia Chaudry, a family friend, always believed him and has never given up the hope that he might someday be released. By 2013, however, after almost all appeals had been exhausted, things looked bleak. That's when Rabia contacted Sarah Koenig, a producer at This American Life, in the hopes of finding a journalist who would bring greater attention to Adnan's story and might shed new light on the case. Koenig's investigation turned into Serial, an international phenomenon and Peabody Award-winning podcast. Adnan's Story will reexamine the investigation that led to Adnan Syed’s arrest, share his life in prison, cover new evidence and possibilities that have since come to light, and review the recent court successes—-including a ruling this week by a Maryland judge to reopen Syed’s case. Woven with personal reflections from Adnan himself, including new never-before-seen letters he penned from prison, the story of his family, community, and public advocate Chaudry, the book offers new insight into the story that captivated the attention of millions as his legal team and investigatory team, along with countless others who have crowd-sourced an investigation like never before, seek to exonerate him and find out the truth of what really happened on that day in 1999.
Note Includes index.
Contents Introduction -- Star-crossed lovers -- Vanished: missing Hae -- A body -- Living the lie -- Murder in the first -- Witness for the prosecution -- Life plus thirty -- Sarah Koenig -- Fifth column -- Serial -- It takes a village -- Undisclosed -- Truth and justice.
Subject Syed, Adnan, 1981-
Murderers -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Case studies.
Murder -- Investigation -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Case studies.
Judicial error -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Case studies.
Criminal justice, Administration of -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Case studies.
ISBN 9781250087102 (hardcover)
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