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God of the rodeo

the search for hope, faith, and a six-second ride in Louisiana"s Angola Prison

by Daniel Bergner

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Published by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Louisiana.
    • Subjects:
    • Louisiana State Penitentiary.,
    • Prisoners -- Recreation -- Louisiana.,
    • Rodeos -- Louisiana.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDaniel Bergner.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV9475.L22 L635 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination297 p. ;
      Number of Pages297
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL358526M
      ISBN 100609601059
      LC Control Number98018485

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Rendered in luminous prose, God of the Rodeo is an exploration of the human spirit, yielding in the process a searing portrait of a place that will be impossible to forget and a group of men, guilty of unimaginable crimes, desperately seeking a moment of grace.

The Amazon Book Review Cited by: 7. This book is only incidentally about rodeo, and even less about God. Yes, Bergner uses a prison rodeo as the structural device to build this God of the rodeo book of prison life around. But it's not any kind of rodeo you would see authorized by the PRCA.

The events are more treacherous, and /5. out of 5 stars God of the Rodeo. Janu Format: Paperback Verified Purchase. i enjoyed a story behind some of the guys in the rodeo. Good book, amazing rodeo. One person found this helpful. Helpful. 0 Comment Report abuse S. Dicapo. out of 5 stars Angola.

Aug /5. In God of the Rodeo, Daniel Bergner describes an increasingly contentious relationship between himself and Burl Cain, Warden of Angola Prison in Louisiana.

Bergner, a freelance journalist, was attracted to Angola in by the prison's rodeo, an annual competition with a year history that takes place over the four Sundays in October. Rendered in luminous prose, God of the Rodeo is an exploration of the human spirit, yielding in the process a searing portrait of a place that will be impossible to forget and a group of men, guilty of unimaginable crimes, desperately seeking a moment of grace.

God of the Rodeo NPR coverage of God of the Rodeo: The Quest for Redemption in Louisiana's Angola Prison by Daniel Bergner.

News, author interviews, critics' picks and : Daniel Bergner. Rendered in luminous prose, God of the Rodeo is an exploration of the human spirit, Bergner's rich, probing and compassionate book is a rare look at both the physical and spiritual world on the other side of the bars An eloquent and valuable book." —The New York Times Book ReviewBrand: Random House Publishing Group.

"God of the Rodeo" also has flashes of unexpected humor: "I risked expressing to Littell what I sometimes felt," Bergner writes, "that Angola was an unexpectedly positive place.

The book also offers fascinating portraits of ministers who are among the few willing to devote time and attention to caring about these men. Whatever your view of our criminal justice system, God of the Rodeo is an important book to read. Moreover, its excellent writing makes this book a pleasure to read as well.5/5(5).

A solid work of reportage on life inside one of America's toughest prisons. Angola, La., is this nation's version of Devil's Island, a swamp-bound expanse of territory larger than Manhattan. The place, writes novelist Bergner (Moments of Favor, ), is also strangely beautiful, a tropical wonderland of magnolia, oak, cypress, and crab apple&#;hardly the common version of hell.

Yet hell Author: Daniel Bergner. Intrigued by the event and its inmate cowboys, Bergner kept returning for a year. The resulting book, God of the Rodeo, tells stories of the rodeo, of those inmates Bergner came to know and, ironically, his even more chilling encounters with Angola’s powerful warden.

The Search for Hope, Faith, and a Six-second Ride in Louisiana's Angola Prison. Author: Daniel Bergner; Publisher: Crown ISBN: N.A Category: Social Science Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» "God of the Rodeo" is a moving profile of a group of convicts who compete in the inmate rodeo at Louisiana's Angola prison, illuminating the longing for redemption among even the most desperate men in.

Rendered in luminous prose, God of the Rodeo is an exploration of the human spirit, yielding in the process a searing portrait of a place that will be impossible to forget and a group of men, guilty of unimaginable crimes, desperately seeking a moment of grace.4/5.

Never before had Daniel Bergner seen a spectacle as bizarre as the one he had come to watch that Sunday in October. Murderers, rapists, and armed robbers were.

Rendered in luminous prose, God of the Rodeo is an exploration of the human spirit, yielding in the process a searing portrait of a place that will be impossible to forget and a group of men, guilty of unimaginable crimes, desperately seeking a moment of grace.

From the Hardcover edition. God of the Rodeo (Paperback) The Quest for Redemption in Louisiana's Angola Prison. By Daniel Bergner. Ballantine Books,pp. Publication Date: October 5, God of the Rodeo: The Search for Hope, Faith, and a Six-Second Ride in Louisiana's Angola Prison Dan Bergner, Author, Daniel Bergner, Author, Bergner, Author Crown Publishers $24 (p) ISBN Buy God of the Rodeo 1st Ballantine Books Ed by Bergner, Daniel (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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God of the Rodeo Book Summary: "God of the Rodeo" is a moving profile of a group of convicts who compete in the inmate rodeo at Louisiana's Angola prison, illuminating the longing for redemption among even the most desperate men in the most brutal conditions.

God of the Rodeo, Daniel Bergner's expansion of his eloquent Harper's magazine story about the annual rodeo at Angola, Louisiana, state penitentiary, presses down hard on America's open sores: race, class, masculinity, religion, family, violence. It's a book that's hard to accept and hard to take, but difficult to shake from your : Daniel Bergner.Rendered in luminous prose, God of the Rodeo is an exploration of the human spirit, yielding in the process a searing portrait of a place that will be impossible to forget and a group of men, guilty of unimaginable crimes, desperately seeking a moment of grace.The Texas Rodeo series written by Kari Lynn Dell is comprised of a total of 4 books, which were released between the years and Each book of this series features cowboys and cowgirls in the lead roles.

Author Dell has depicted the love interests of the cowboys and the difficulties that they face in coming together as lovers. Also, the.