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Light In Darkest Days By Christine Kiefer
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Tim Rutger writes his diary from prison. After killing the wife he still adored, he’s on a one-man, isolated mission to redefine himself in the eyes of his family, and of his son who he... More > hasn’t seen since he was lead away from the murder scene, five years ago. A gut-wrenching, gritty story of love, loss, grief, and redemption.< Less
Costume Parade By Elias Sassoon
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Memoirs of Steinfink, composed in the darkness of hell. Everything stripped; all pretense. Doomed to death by calendar. Simplifies things the way violence simplifies things when uncontrolled. Me,... More > Steinfink revealed in this dungeon of collective intolerance. Who and what am I? Questions upon brittle lips. Don’t want questions. Instead, bow down before me, the prince of men, the Lord of the Universe. Name’s George Steinfink, at least, how I’m addressed at this penal institution of ill repute. Name was sent down for me by that divine angel Gabriel, for me, the one who spreads the truth that you lack. I’m Abraham, Moses, Jesus, Muhammad, Buddha, Zoroaster and a host of others who have wandered about famously. George Steinfink is a pure man, an individual man, a quiescent man who has committed the greatest acts of violence. My violence is part of my pacifism, and pacifism is part of my violence. So George Steinfink death-row inmate and author of Costume Parade, the prison diary – speaks.< Less
Costume Parade By Elias Sassoon
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Memoirs of Steinfink, composed in the darkness of hell. Everything stripped; all pretense. Doomed to death by calendar. Simplifies things the way violence simplifies things when uncontrolled. Me,... More > Steinfink revealed in this dungeon of collective intolerance. Who and what am I? Questions upon brittle lips. Don’t want questions. Instead, bow down before me, the prince of men, the Lord of the Universe. Name’s George Steinfink, at least, how I’m addressed at this penal institution of ill repute. Name was sent down for me by that divine angel Gabriel, for me, the one who spreads the truth that you lack. I’m Abraham, Moses, Jesus, Muhammad, Buddha, Zoroaster and a host of others who have wandered about famously. George Steinfink is a pure man, an individual man, a quiescent man who has committed the greatest acts of violence. My violence is part of my pacifism, and pacifism is part of my violence. So George Steinfink death-row inmate and author of Costume Parade, the prison diary – speaks< Less
Slammer Days TPB By George Sylvester Viereck & Jack Woodford
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Trade paperback. These days, when we hear of "prison memoirs" we think of hardened criminals who, while paying their debt to society, learned how to write the story of their lives from... More > their cells. SLAMMER DAYS is not one of those books. The two books in this present volume, 'Men Into Beasts' and 'Home Away From Home' by George Sylvester Viereck and Jack Woodford, are the prison memoirs of hard-working, professional writers who wound up in prison for different reasons, but who felt compelled to write of their experiences in the big house after they were released. They use their writing skills to show how the system can beat a man down and how a non-criminal mind can persevere and eventually triumph. With an introduction by Richard A. Lupoff.< Less
Slammer Days By George Sylvester Viereck & Jack Woodford
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Hardback. These days, when we hear of "prison memoirs" we think of hardened criminals who, while paying their debt to society, learned how to write the story of their lives from their... More > cells. SLAMMER DAYS is not one of those books. The two books in this present volume, 'Men Into Beasts' and 'Home Away From Home' by George Sylvester Viereck and Jack Woodford, are the prison memoirs of hard-working, professional writers who wound up in prison for different reasons, but who felt compelled to write of their experiences in the big house after they were released. They use their writing skills to show how the system can beat a man down and how a non-criminal mind can persevere and eventually triumph. With an introduction by Richard A. Lupoff.< Less
Border and Bastille By George A. (George Alfred) Lawrence
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: George Alfred Lawrence (25 March 1827 – 23 September 1876)... More > was a British novelist and barrister.George Alfred Lawrence was born at Buxted, Sussex, the eldest child of the Revd Alfred Charnley Lawrence, Curate of Uxfield Chapel, Buxted, and the Hon. Lady Emily Mary Finch-Hatton, sister of George William Finch-Hatton, 5th Earl of Nottingham and 10th Earl of Winchilsea.He was educated at Rugby and at Balliol College, Oxford, and in 1851 married Mary Ann Georgiana Kirwan. He was called to the bar at the Inner Temple in 1852, but soon abandoned the law for literature.In 1857 he published, anonymously, his first novel, Guy Livingstone, or Thorough. This gained a great popularity, and he went on to write more novels of a similar type. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Alfred_Lawrence< Less
ON THE RULE and THE CAVE DWELLERS By helen pender
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ON THE RULE A short two act play first produced in a prison environment - focused on HIV/AIDS awareness. THE CAVE DWELLERS A short one act play for up to 10 characters, using Plato's myth of the... More > Cave to examine issues around bullying and drug abuse.< Less
Dead to Deliverance By Steve Champion
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A Death Row Memoir by Steve Champion. Champion describes his early beginning in the Crips street gang, his incarceration and experience in the prison system, his life on death row, and his growth and... More > struggle as a human being.< Less
Life Goes Elsewhere By Richard Stanford
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LIFE GOES ELSWHERE is a collection of true stories: about an outlaw who becomes a national hero, a prisoner who becomes a writer and artists who set themselves afire. You will meet a filmmaker who... More > documents his neighbourhoods, a landscape that creates artists, and a country that creates filmmakers. Most of all, these essays are about journeys, about life going elsewhere.< Less
Tables Turned By Christina McGriff
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Imagine that the man you thought you knew inside and out has an extensive prison record. After finding out he is a felon, you realize that he is about to serve his next prison bid for a crime his... More > mother commit. While he is serving his time, you become forced to endure abuse from his mother and sister. As you go through all of these motions you undergo life threatening surgeries, and pray daily that you are healthy enough to comply with your husbands demands from prison. These are obsticles Mahogany "Maggie" Lawson faces as she battles her health condition called Marfans Syndrome. Maggie always thought that her friends and family were envious of her marriage to her husband Skye. She thought that the abuse that she suffered on a daily bases was a secret. Little did she know that when she finally decided to leave her husband, she would find out that the people who loved her would be ecstatic.< Less

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