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By Eileen Bennett

Amanda's Voice is a trip of trauma, tragedy and forgiveness. it's the tale of a bloodbath of a complete family--with the exception of 1 sibling, youngster Amanda Bennett. during this booklet, her grandmother, Eileen Bennett, a retired newspaper reporter, relates the tale of the murders in chilling aspect: the may possibly 2006 evening that Amanda misplaced her mom Wendy, 35; brother Scotty, 12; and sister Melanie, 6. Their husband and father, Scott, Sr., forty, had shot them as they slept prior to turning the gun on himself. it's via Amanda, who lives her lifestyles with the power, dignity and forgiveness not often noticeable in a single so younger, that the remainder of the kinfolk reveals wish and forgiveness. For Eileen and her husband Chick, a retired police officer, it's a trip that leads them to the hot Jersey Statehouse in 2007, the place they joined different sufferers' households, me and different anti-death penalty advocates within the profitable flow to abolish the dealth penalty in New Jersey. What might have been a narrative of revenge and bitterness as an alternative tells the story of the facility of forgiveness within the human spirit."
--Sister Helen Prejean, writer of "Dead guy Walking," which was once nominated for a 1993 Pulitzer Prize and was once at the ny occasions bestseller record for 31 weeks. The booklet was once the foundation for the Oscar-winning movie of an analogous name.

ABOUT the writer: Eileen Bennett is an award-winning newspaper reporter and editor established within the southern New JerseyPhiladelphia zone. She has approximately 30 years of stories adventure. She retired in 2003 from the click of Atlantic urban. Eileen released her first publication, the fictitious "Incidental Tears," in 2005.

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