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Reading behind bars : a memoir of literature, law, and life as a prison librarian

Author: Jill A Grunenwald
Publisher: New York, NY : Skyhorse, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"In December 2008, twentysomething Jill Grunenwald graduated with her master's degree in library science, ready to start living her dream of becoming a librarian. But the economy had a different idea. As the Great Recession reared its ugly head, jobs were scarce. After some searching, however, Jill was lucky enough to snag one of the few librarian gigs left in her home state of Ohio. The catch? The job was behind  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Named Person: Jill A Grunenwald; Jill A Grunenwald
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jill A Grunenwald
ISBN: 9781510737068 1510737065
OCLC Number: 1107803203
Description: xvii, 342 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Front Cover; Half-Title Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Introduction; Part I: The Voice of the Door-keeper; Chapter 1: Out of the Frying Pan; Chapter 2: And into the Fire; Chapter 3: In the Doghouse; Chapter 4: The Hole; Chapter 5: Weekend Reading; Chapter 6: Pomp and Circumstance; Chapter 7: Three Strikes, You're Out; Part II: We're All Mad Here; Chapter 8: New Sheriff in Town; Chapter 9: Finder's Keepers; Chapter 10: Bat out of Hell; Chapter 11: Heartbreaker; Chapter 12: Because I Could Not Stop for Death; Chapter 13: Something Wicked This Way Comes
Responsibility: Jill Grunenwald.


Jill snagged her dream job as a librarian. The catch? The job was behind bars as the prison librarian at a men's minimum-security prison.  Read more...


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