Books tagged: alcatraz island

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Look Up, San Francisco! A Walking Tour of Fisherman's Wharf
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » North America
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Breaking Out Of The Rock Escape Proof Alcatraz Prison
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Social Science » Penology
Alcatraz experienced a number of breakout attempts and an armed rebellion that had to be put down with Marine assistance in May 1946. My e-book was researched from news clippings describing the attempted escapes and prisoner strikes, one of which grew extremely violent. Alcatraz intimidated prisoners. "The Rock" featured Block D, a place of solitary confinement and complete darkness.