Books tagged: penitentiary

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Doing Time In Hell
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,040. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Class Act Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Doing Time in Hell is the memoir of J. Bodie, a prison guard at the Nebraska State Penitentiary from 1979-1991. Within these pages are recorded incidents that occurred during his employment, as well as various characters, some infamous, some not, whom he met while he also “did his time.”
Go Lightly Rider
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,230. Language: American English. Published: October 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Texas 1870 Eight years hard time leaves the world a whole new place when Cairns gets out. And it’s not just the world that’s changed; there are parts of Cairns that are missing as well. What happened to his estranged wife, Adele, for instance? It means a ride back into a life he would rather forget, one that resurrects all the bloody aspects of Cairns’ old past.
Pen or Discipline
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Two sisters were raised by a strict mother. One decided to continue on with her mother's parenting style while the other chose to be more passive and open up the communication lines with her teenage son. Both women find themselves raising teenage boys in an urban area, where many of the boys find themselves being corralled to jail, find out which mother's plan was more effective.
What's Wrong With You! (What You, Your Children, and Our Students Need To Know About My 15 Year Imprisonment From Age 20 to 35)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,170. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
“….prison is not the trembling, “What’s that noise; somebody’s going to hurt me” fear. It’s the fear of being kept, treated, and controlled like an animal. It’s the fear of losing your human dignity.” It is a must that young people understand this. It must register in their minds that in prison are men in their 50's still serving time for something stupid that they were convicted of as teens.
Stone City: Life In The Penitentiary
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,040. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
Eighteen years into a 43 year sentence, Steven Jennings takes you inside this hidden society and truly exposes the realities of prison life. In a world full of misconduct, it’s extremely hard to go legit, yet necessary to become a productive member of society. Can Steven truly change his ways inside such a hostile environment? Images were taken with illegal cell phones smuggled in by inmates.
Bread & Butter The Murders of Polly Frisch
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,100. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
In 1856, one woman's family suffered from unexplained deaths. The town grew suspicious, an investigation commenced, bodies were exhumed, an affair—exposed. Polly would be arrested for the murders of her 1st husband and daughters. Her son would testify against her. Bread & Butter is the true story of Polly Frisch who poisoned her family with arsenic and the five trials it took to convict her.