Books tagged: penitentiary

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Crime Healer: A Profession for the Brave at Heart
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,590. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Thirty-nine-year-old Bernard Spence, a former Correctional Officer, draws upon his law-enforcement skills to help rid the streets, in his Brooklyn neighborhood, of two bad guys. Removing the misfits from the community is no easy task though. At times, clearing out the merciless young men seems impossible. However, Bernard remains determine to get rid of the two community oddballs.
Stone City: Life In The Penitentiary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,040. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
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.
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)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,170. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“….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.
Pen or Discipline
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, 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.
Go Lightly Rider
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,230. Language: American English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: 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.
Doing Time In Hell
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,040. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Class Act Books. Categories: 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.”