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Name:  David Protess  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: N/A

-- David Protess on WorldCat --

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Gone in the Night
ISBN: 044021243X

Dell. 1994

When seven-year-old Jaclyn Dowaliby was murdered near her suburban Chicago home in 1988, her innocent father was convicted and jailed, and his legal team and some committed journalists set out to win David Dowaliby's acquittal, and succeeded. Reprint.

A Promise of Justice: The Eighteen-Year Fight to Save Four Innocent Men
ISBN: 0786862947

Hyperion. 1998

The dramatic true story of how a journalist, a professor, and three students solved a murder and helped free four wrongly convicted men after 18 years in prison.


Best Book Award from Investigative Reporters and Editors for Promise of Justice and Gone in the Night.

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