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NCJ Number: 10769 Find in a Library
Title: STRANGE WORLD OF PRISON
Author(s): L TOROK
Date Published: 1973
Page Count: 145
Sponsoring Agency: Bobbs-Merrill
New York, NY 10019
Publication Number: U
Sale Source: Bobbs-Merrill
4 West 58th Street
New York, NY 10019
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A NARRATIVE WRITTEN FOR YOUNGSTERS IN SIMPLE LANGUAGE BY A CONVICT WRITER DESCRIBING HIS VERSION OF LIFE IN CHILLICOTHE CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTE IN OHIO.
Abstract: THIS BOOK DESCRIBES TO CHILDREN THE MEANING OF IMPRISONMENT TO A CONVICT, THE KINDS OF PERSONALITIES AND UPBRINGINGS WHICH MAKE PEOPLE BREAK LAWS, AND THE CONDITIONS THAT BREED DISCONTENT AMONG PRISONERS.
Index Term(s): Behavior under stress; Correctional facilities; Correctional institutions (adult); Homosexuality; Inmate Programs; Inmate staff relations; Inmates
Note: HV9471.T67
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