Length: 304 pages
First Published: 2009
That Bird Has My Wings is the astounding memoir of death row inmate Jarvis Masters and a testament to the tenacity of the human spirit and the talent of a fine writer. Offering scenes from his life that are at times poignant, revelatory, frightening, soul-stirring, painful, funny, and uplifting, That Bird Has My Wings tells the story of the author’s childhood with parents addicted to heroin, an abusive foster family, a life of crime and imprisonment, and the eventual embracing of Buddhism.
About Jarvis Jay Masters
Jarvis Jay Masters is the author of Finding Freedom and That Bird Has My Wings. Since the age of nineteen, Masters has been an inmate at San Quentin and was moved to death row in 1990 after being convicted of conspiracy in the murder of a prison guard.