Home Authors Byron Johnson: Poetic Justice

Poetic Justice: A Memoir

Poetic Justice: A Memoir

by Byron Johnson

“Byron Johnson has written a candid, insightful memoir packed with a lifetime of experience as a lawyer, political candidate, civil rights activist and poet. Anyone interested in Idaho politics and the state’s legal community will find Byron’s story fascinating. This is a very good read.”
– Gov. Cecil D. Andrus

In this engaging 250-page memoir, former Idaho Supreme Court Justice Byron Johnson reveals a story of life in Idaho politics, law, and literature, taking us from his Boise High School graduation in 1955, to Harvard, the 1968 Chicago Democratic National Convention, a run for the U.S. Senate, raising a family during turbulent 1960s and 70s, his appointment to the Idaho Supreme Court in 1987, an unsuccessful climb up Mt. McKinley, a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease, and ultimately his devotion to poetry to explore more deeply the human truth of a time, a place, and a life. Originally penned for his family alone to read, Poetic Justice is for anyone interested in contemporary history and a memorable era of Idaho politics to which many look back upon nostalgically. Writing with great candor and clarity, Johnson weaves a tale of larger-than-life figures on local and national stage, offering a unique addition to the canon of memoirs, biographies, and stories of 20th century Idaho.

Purchase this book directly online by simply adding it to your cart. Or, if you prefer to pay by check, print our book order form and mail it with your check to the address above. ($3 shipping and .90 Idaho sales tax on all books)

 

Signed Paper edition $25 (plus $3 Media Mail shipping and 6% Idaho sales tax, $29.50 total). ISBN: 978-1-4675-0204-7

Plus $15.00 postage for international orders.

 
© 2014 Limberlost Press
Joomla! is Free Software released under the GNU General Public License.