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Orange is the new black : my year in a woman's prison

Auteur : Piper Kerman
Éditeur: New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2010.
Édition/format:   Livre imprimé : Biographie : Anglais : 1st edVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Résumé:
This is a compelling, often hilarious, and unfailingly compassionate portrait of life inside a women's prison. With a career, a boyfriend, and a loving family, the author barely resembles the reckless young woman who delivered a suitcase of drug money ten years before. But that past has caught up with her. Convicted and sentenced to fifteen months at the infamous federal correctional facility in Danbury,  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme: Autobiography
Biography
Personne nommée: Piper Kerman; Piper Kerman
Type d’ouvrage: Biographie
Type de document: Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs: Piper Kerman
ISBN: 9780385523387 0385523386 0385523394 9780385523394
Numéro OCLC: 440562868
Description: 298 pages ; 25 cm
Responsabilité: Piper Kerman.

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This is a compelling, often hilarious, and unfailingly compassionate portrait of life inside a women's prison. With a career, a boyfriend, and a loving family, the author barely resembles the reckless young woman who delivered a suitcase of drug money ten years before. But that past has caught up with her. Convicted and sentenced to fifteen months at the infamous federal correctional facility in Danbury, Connecticut, the well-heeled Smith College alumna is now inmate #11187-424, one of the millions of people who disappear "down the rabbit hole" of the American penal system. From her first strip search to her final release, she learns to navigate this strange world with its strictly enforced codes of behavior and arbitrary rules. She meets women from all walks of life, who surprise her with small tokens of generosity, hard words of wisdom, and simple acts of acceptance.

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prison isn't pretty

de Tom2718 (Utilisateur de WorldCat. Publication 2016-04-30) Bon Permalien

The main appeal is to a fascination with the gutter: it's a story of people having bad lives; it's not a fun read. 

 

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