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Somebody's daughter : a memoir —Ford, Ashley C., author.

"One of the most prominent voices of her generation debuts with an extraordinarily powerful memoir: the story of a childhood defined by the ever looming absence of her incarcerated father and the path we must take to bot...

Somebody's daughter a memoir —Ford, Ashley C., author, narrator.
Book On CD
2021
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"One of the most prominent voices of her generation debuts with an extraordinarily powerful memoir: the story of a childhood defined by the ever looming absence of her incarcerated father and the path we must take to bot...

The fear of 13 —Yarris, Nick.

This is the memoir of Nick Yarris, who was wrongly convicted of rape and murder and spent 23 years on Death Row. While he was in prison, to keep himself sane, Nick educated himself (including learning about triskaidekaph...

Criminal that I am : a memoir —Ridha, Jennifer, author.

"Criminal That I Am is a defense attorney's account of the criminal justice system as seen through the prism of a particular case: her own. Jennifer Ridha is enlisted to defend Cameron Douglas in a federal drug trafficki...

That bird has my wings : the autobiography of an innocent man on death row —Masters, Jarvis Jay, 1962-

Jarvis Jay Masters has taken an extraordinary journey of faith. Strangely enough, his moment of enlightenment came behind the bars of San Quentin's death row. Here, inmate author Masters takes us from the arms of his her...

Sweethearts of the prison rodeo

"For inmates in Oklahoma's federal penitentiary system, the world's only behind-the-walls prison rodeo is a once-a-year opportunity to escape the numbing routines of everyday life behind bars. This documentary chronicles...

The People versus Paul Crump

Paul Crump, who robbed the Chicago stockyards on March 20, 1953, with four other black men, shot one guard to death. He was sentenced to die in the electric chair. William Friedkin met Crump in the Cook County Jail. Frie...

Free Cyntoia : my search for redemption in the American prison system —Brown, Cyntoia, author.

"In her own words, Cyntoia Brown shares the riveting and redemptive story of how she changed her life for the better while in prison, finding hope through faith after a traumatic adolescence of drug addiction, rape, and ...

Kingpin : prisoner of the war on drugs —Stratton, Richard (Richard H.), author.

Captured in the lobby of the Sheraton Senator Hotel at LAX following a fifteen-year run smuggling marijuana and hashish as part of the hippie mafia, Richard Stratton began a new journey. Kingpin tells the story of the ei...

Cruel and unusual the story of the Angola 3
Videorecording
2018
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Cruel and unusual tells the story of the Angola 3, three remarkable men--Robert King, Herman Wallace and Albert Woodfox--who as members of the Black Panthers have been fighting for justice since the early 1970s. For deca...

Mr. Smith goes to prison : what my year behind bars taught me about America's prison crisis —Smith, Jeff, 1973- author.

"The fall from politico to prisoner isn't necessarily long, but the landing, as Missouri State Senator Jeff Smith learned, is a hard one. In 2009, Smith pleaded guilty to a seemingly minor charge of campaign malfeasance ...

Saving face

Presents the story of Matt Kern, a promising youth who, after having turned to crime, was given a sixty-year prison sentence for his involvement in a fatal shooting during a robbery, and who now claims to have been trans...

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