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A woman doing life : notes from a prison for women

Author: Erin George; Robert Johnson
Publisher: New York [u.a.] : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jail time -- Prison time -- Love in a cold climate -- Violence behind bars -- Shakedowns, fakedowns and solitary confinement -- Quality of life (loosely defined) -- Living with loss -- Programs and privileges -- The sick and the dead -- Other voices, other venues -- Looking out and looking back -- Origami heart : Erin George.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Named Person: Erin George
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Erin George; Robert Johnson
ISBN: 9780199734757 0199734755
OCLC Number: 700001163
Description: VI, 202 S.
Responsibility: Erin George ; edited by Robert Johnson ; afterword by Joycelyn Pollock.
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Jail time -- Prison time -- Love in a cold climate -- Violence behind bars -- Shakedowns, fakedowns and solitary confinement -- Quality of life (loosely defined) -- Living with loss -- Programs and privileges -- The sick and the dead -- Other voices, other venues -- Looking out and looking back -- Origami heart : Erin George.

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"George presents a realistic portrayal of life faced on a daily basis by women in prison. She addresses both the physical issues they face as well as the very real psychological challenges. She gives Read more...

 
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