Charles Carpenter


Charles Carpenter has been incarcerated since August 13, 2002. During his lengthy separation from friends and family, he has made painstaking efforts to turn his life around. His quest for change began while housed in New Folsom state prison in 2003; it was there that he did his introspection which later gave birth to his debut book Handcuffed. In 2008, Charles was transferred to Ironwood state prison where he took full advantage of the educational opportunities and subsequently obtained an Associate of Arts degree in Social and Behavioral Science. Charles went on to become a certified drug and alcohol counselor and is currently working on his third book.


Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Contradiction is a riveting and dynamic account in which Charles Carpenter unveils the core of why at risk youth become attracted to gang subculture. Charles Carpenter shares his personal experience regarding his attraction to gang life. Profound insight is offered regarding loyalty and the ugly face of betrayal.
Colors of Oppression
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Charles Carpenter, the author of the revered memoir Handcuffed does it again with Colors of Oppression. The well written narrative explores the anatomy of the often hostile, racially divided prison environment detailing the social and psychological ramifications of oppression, and describes the wisdom needed to navigate through a microcosm of hatred, racism, deception, & prison...

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