Adapted from the journal of a falsely imprisoned man, 'Hands Down: A Story of Incarceration' is a testament against a society quick to point fingers and cry wolf.
It implores us to question the motives of those claiming victimhood, for it may reveal their own lack of integrity. With each public accuser advertising their oppression, and clamoring for sympathy, it's clear we must develop a rational dialogue.
In these times when one tweet, one blog post or soundbite, regardless of context or humor, could be enough to ruin a life well-lived, we have to find a way to ground ourselves. This non-fiction account, both infuriating and inspiring, relates the struggle of a man trying to regain his dignity, and reframe his situation in a positive light.
'Hands Down: A Story of Incarceration' is a book written for the era of mass imprisonment, and a striking rebuttal to the new moral culture in America.