A Review and Brief Analysis of Bryan Stevenson’s "Just Mercy" and the 2018 Young Adult Adaptation

  • April Pameticky Wichita East High School, Wichita, Kansas
Keywords: Bryan Stevenson, Just Mercy, A Story of Justice and Redemption, book review

Abstract

Bryan Stevenson's powerful memoir Just Mercy combines his acumen as a lawyer and expertise in the field of social justice, with a far more personal narrative style that resonates powerfully.

Author Biography

April Pameticky, Wichita East High School, Wichita, Kansas
April Pameticky has taught English Language Arts in the Wichita Public School district since 2006. The mother of two shares time between her classroom and the burgeoning community of artists and writers in Kansas. She facilitated the Wichita Broadside Project 2017 and currently serves as editor of River City Poetry, an online poetry journal. She also co-edits Voices of Kansas, a regional anthology of work from school-aged children across the state sponsored by the Kansas Association for Teachers of English. Her own work creative work can be seen in journals like Malpais Review, KONZA, Chiron Review, and Turtle Island Quarterly. She can be reached at apameticky@usd259.net.
Published
2019-07-22
Section
Book Reviews