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found: 4 books

 CHESSMAN, CARYL, The Face of Justice
CHESSMAN, CARYL
The Face of Justice
Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc, 1957. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping and wear to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks, rubbed spots, and some ground-in dirt to the rear cover. "The Face of Justice had to be written in secret. It had to be transcribed in the dead of night in a race against time and the executioner. Each day the manuscript had to be hidden to prevent its discovery when prison officials searched the author and his cell on San Quention's Death Row.". Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket .
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Book number: 30650
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 36.5 | £UK 30.75 | JP¥ 4363]
Catalogue: Prison Life
Keywords: Prison Life Caryl Chessman San Quentin Californiana Death row Prison reform Prison Life

 CLAUSS, F. J., Alcatraz: Island of Many Mistakes
CLAUSS, F. J.
Alcatraz: Island of Many Mistakes
Menlo Park, CA: Briarcliff Press, Inc, 1981. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Paperback. B&W Illustrations; This is a trade paperback book. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "Alcatraz is a small island in San Francisco Bay aptly described as The Rock. In the two hundred years since the first Spanish explorers arrived in 1769, it has been: a nature sanctuary...the site of the first lighthouse on the west coast...a fort...a military prison...". Very Good+ .
S. Howlett-West BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 30643
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 | £UK 11.5 | JP¥ 1636]
Catalogue: Prison Life
Keywords: Prison Life F. J. Clauss Alcatraz Prisons Californiana California San Francisco Bay San Francisco Bay Area Prison Life

 IRWIN, JOHN P. (WITH A FOREWORD BY DONALD R. CRESSEY), Prisons in Turmoil
IRWIN, JOHN P. (WITH A FOREWORD BY DONALD R. CRESSEY)
Prisons in Turmoil
Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1980. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Paperback. B&W Illustrations; This is a trade paperback book. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The there is some light edge wear, rubbing and bumping to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. There is a crease to the front spine joint. The text pages are clean and bright. "John Irwin is recognized as one of the top prison experts in the United States today. As a former prisoner at Soledad in California, he is uniquely able to translate the prison experience into an authoritative analysis of social change in the prison system.". Very Good+ .
S. Howlett-West BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 31089
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.25 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2181]
Catalogue: Prison Life
Keywords: Prison Life John P. Irwin Donald R. Cressey Prison reform Soledad Prison Prisons Prison Life

 LAWES, LEWIS E., Twenty Thousand Years in Sing Sing
LAWES, LEWIS E.
Twenty Thousand Years in Sing Sing
New York: Ray Long & Richard R. Smith, Inc, 1932. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and is lacking the accompanying dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning rubbing and edge wear to the spine ends of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. Written by the warden of Sing Sing Prison. "I have been directed to kill lawfully one hundred and fifty men and one woman. It is my legal duty to be present physically in the death chamber. But actually I have never seen an execution. My experience has convinced me of the futility of capital punishment." This book was the basis for Warner Brothers movie staring Spencer Tracy and Bette Davis and directed by Michael Curtiz.. Near Fine .
S. Howlett-West BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 30617
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 90.75 | £UK 76.75 | JP¥ 10907]
Catalogue: Prison Life
Keywords: Prison Life Lewis E. Lawes Sing Sing Prison Biography Movie Tie-in Prison reform Prison Life

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