When Mumia Abu-Jamal's first book, Live from Death Row, appeared in 1995, its searing indictment of racism and political bias in the American judicial system fueled nationwide controversy. Now, in Death Blossoms, a new collection of short vignettes and reflections, Abu-Jamal moves deeper to examine the spiritual dimensions of existence. The result is a powerful and moving testament to the invincibility of the human spirit.Daniel Berrigan, S.J.Innocence and integrity ... are his resource. (Mumia's) uncertain fate in no wise inhibits clarity of mind or pursuit of larger issues ... From the state abbatoir he summons insight and wisdom. A rare spirit offers what his executioners cannot -- a word of hope.Jonathan KozolBrilliant, powerful book by a prophetic writer. Mumia refuses to allow his spirit to be broken by the forces of injustice; his language glows with an affirming flame.Henry Louis Gates, Harvard UniversityA brilliant, lucid meditation on the moral obligation of political commitment by a deeply ethical -- and deeply wronged -- human being. Mumia should be freed, now.