Show Your Solidarity and Help Make this Inspiring Book Come Alive!Tom Manning is a freedom fighter, political prisoner and prolific artist. His paintings are stories that jump off the page, revealing the outlook of people who struggle for liberation around the world. His paintings are about life and his landscapes recall times of importance.
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- 86 full color reproductions of Tom's Painting
- Preface by Robby Meeropol
- Article, “In My Time” by Tom
- Poem by Assata, “Affirmation”
- Autobiography of Tom Manning
- Afterword by Ray Levasseur
- Notes from photographer Penny Schoner
Tom Manning: Freedom Fighter, Political PrisonerFrom the Preface by Robby Meerpol:
"Tom’s been incarcerated for 29 years. But even before he received his current life sentence he was trapped by the limited choices left to an impoverished child surviving in Boston’s infamous Maverick Street Projects. The military during the Vietnam era seemed like a way out, but that too became a hellish form of confinement.
Tom broke free, he revolted. He became a revolutionary. He committed the unforgivable sin of confronting today’s great imperial empire, the United States, on its home turf. For that, I expect the prison industrial complex will do its best to keep him confined for as long as it can."