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The American prisoner

by Eden Phillpotts

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Published by G.N. Morang in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Eden Phillpotts
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 9-90457, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 9-90457
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination5 microfiches (231 fr.)
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24974553M
ISBN 100659904578
OCLC/WorldCa150602041

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American Prison details journalist Shane Bauer's four month stint posing undercover as a prison guard at a private, for-profit prison in Winnfield, Louisiana. I didn't know much about prisons before reading this book, and I confess that I haven't given a lot of thought to what life is like when you're locked up/5.

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To get the book, download American Prison Pdf for absolutely free. We shall now move ahead and review the book. American Prison Review: When we connect this to the real-life events of the writer, it all started in which the writer took a job as an undercover journalist at an entry-level prison.

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That prison was operated by the Corrections Corporation of America, but after a shorter version of this book appeared in Mother Jones, the company rebranded as CoreCivic and lost the Winn contract with the government.

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Editors' Introduction. At the time of the writing of this book and “The Green Prison” chapter (), we have reached the 50th anniversary of the publication of Rachel Carson's monumental book, Silent Spring ().

With the publication of this book, Carson arguably assumed the status of the founder of the environmental movement in this country. Shane Bauer, author of our February pick for the NewsHour-New York Times book club, Now Read This, joins Amna Nawaz to answer reader questions on “American Prison,” and Amna announces the.

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American Prison is the remarkable story of a journalist who spent four months working as a corrections officer — and a horrifying exposé of how prisoners are treated by a profiting corporation.

The American Prisoner is a British novel written by Eden Phillpotts and published in and adapted into a film by the same name in The story concerns an English woman who lives at Fox Tor farm, and an American captured during the American Revolutionary War and held at the prison at Princetown on Dartmoor.

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