Alcatraz: 10,000 Years Of Life On The Rock by Nicky Leach
Approx. 17,450 words.
Published on April 26, 2011 by
Known as one of the most infamous penitentiaries in American history, Alcatraz Island has a history filled with intrigue, heartbreak, and surprising beauty. Nearly 10,000 years of human history are revealed in Nicky Leach's brilliant re-telling of the true history of Alcatraz Island. From early American Indian use, to Civil War garrison, to military prison, and finally to federal penitentiary.