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The Prison Book Club.

Author: Ann Walmsley
Publisher: Oneworld Publications, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After Ann Walmsley was mugged near her house in Hampstead, she found she was unable to walk alone down the street and it shook her belief in the fundamental goodness of people. In Canada a few years later, when her friend Carol asked her to participate in a bold new venture in a men's medium security prison, Ann had to weigh her curiosity and desire to be of service with her anxiety and fear. But she signed up and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Walmsley, Ann.
Prison Book Club.
: Oneworld Publications, ©2015
Named Person: Ann Walmsley
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Walmsley
ISBN: 9781780747842 1780747845
OCLC Number: 956123925
Description: 1 online resource (192 pages)
Contents: Title; Copyright; Contents; Author's Note; Cast of Characters; 1 A Walk in the Cemetery; 2 Promises Kept Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace & One School at a Time; 3 Are You Normal? The Boy in the Moon: A Father's Search for His Disabled Son The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time; 4 The N-Word The Book of Negroes; 5 Red Sky at Morning, Jailers Take Warning Such a Long Journey; 6 Summer Reading; 7 The Book Club Alibi The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society; 8 Frank and Graham's Book Club The Cellist of Sarajevo; 9 I'm Institutionalized, Bro War. 10 Abuse or Neglect? The Glass Castle: A Memoir11 Just Do the Day The Grapes of Wrath; 12 Christmas in Prison "The Gift of the Magi" "The Cop and the Anthem" "Journey of the Magi"; 13 A Book Club of Three In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin Outliers: The Story of Success; 14 Island Life Small Island; 15 A Different Kind of Prisoner Infidel; 16 The Wounded The Woman Who Walked Into Doors; 17 The Suspects Ordinary Thunderstorms Six Suspects; 18 Good Is More Contagious Than Evil The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story. 19 Reconstructing a Narrative Alias Grace20 My Last Book Club Alias Grace Redux; 21 The Exmates; Epilogue; Reading List; Acknowledgments.

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Read your favourite books as you've never read them before - over theshoulders of dangerous criminals  Read more...

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'This book is a testament to what reading together can do in prison...Walmsley shows how reading and rehabilitation can go hand-in-hand'. * TLS * 'Reveals the redemptive power of reading, with Read more...

 
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