Alcatraz: 10,000 Years Of Life On The Rock
by Nicky Leach
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.