MY UNWELCOME GUESTS

Author: Baldi (Frederick S.)
Year: 1959
Publisher: J.B. Lippincott
Edition Details: 1st US Edn.
Book Condition: Vg+/G.
Price: 10.00
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Hardback. Explosive views on capital punishment, juvenile delinquency, prison riots - based on 40yrs "inside" by a warden and doctor. A prison administrator always has more than his share of offbeat experiences - some of them grim, a few of them amusing, and all of them exciting. Here the author tells the real story behind "Slick Willie" Sutton's unprecedented getaway from break-proof Holmesburg Prison, the Moyamensing "oven" deaths that shocked America, the Holmesburg riots in the middle 1930's and other headline making events. He also describes some of the unforgettable dramas that are enacted every day within prison walls. With a name insc. to ffep, v. lightly browned edges o/w Vg+ in frayed and torn G. only protected dw.

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