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053803 : Life at fifteen

Author: Robert J Gagnon
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Robert J Gagnon, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"Before the time of youthful offender camps, a fifteen year old bank robber is sentenced to life in an adult prison. Covering a 9 1/2 year period from 1975 through 1985, the author gives a vivid description of how he survived by using his wits, luck, and creative remedies. Insightful, informative and at times humorous, prison life is explained from a unique perspective that anyone can relate to. Thorough  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Robert J Gagnon
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert J Gagnon
ISBN: 0977866203 9780977866205
OCLC Number: 70901955
Description: 334 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Life at fifteen
Responsibility: by Robert J Gagnon.

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"Before the time of youthful offender camps, a fifteen year old bank robber is sentenced to life in an adult prison. Covering a 9 1/2 year period from 1975 through 1985, the author gives a vivid description of how he survived by using his wits, luck, and creative remedies. Insightful, informative and at times humorous, prison life is explained from a unique perspective that anyone can relate to. Thorough descriptions of actual escapes and a prison riot are included along with a breakdown of prison policies and inmate mentality. Listed in the National Criminal Justice Referral Service Library as a study aid for its social and educational value. Currently under review for suggested reading in Florida high School reading groups."--Publisher's description.

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