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Inside the Walls of Alcatraz

3.65  ·  Rating Details ·  34 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
Inside Alcatraz
Paperback, 127 pages
Published May 1st 1987 by Bull Publishing Company (first published March 1987)
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Heather Key
Mar 21, 2015 Heather Key rated it it was amazing
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Pat Murphy
Jul 31, 2015 Pat Murphy rated it liked it
A small history of some of the famous criminals and happenings at the island lockup.
Mark Holencik
Jan 21, 2014 Mark Holencik rated it really liked it
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I have read the auto-biographys of the inmates I could find. This is story is through the eyes of a guard. It reads a lot like the veiw of the biography's I have read.
Lavinia Petrache
Nov 24, 2015 Lavinia Petrache rated it liked it
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What I liked about this book is that it was written by an actual guard from Alcatraz, so presenting the history of the prison feels more like a story, or a legend. I visited Alcatraz this weekend, and took the audio guide, so I already knew most of the facts told in this book. It's a light read, the kind of book that you can easily read on a trip, or in parallel with a more serious book. The pictures are not so clear, but they are all old and in black and white, which adds even more realism.
lavinia
Oct 22, 2012 lavinia rated it liked it
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What I liked about this book is that it was written by an actual guard from Alcatraz, so presenting the history of the prison feels more like a story, or a legend. I visited Alcatraz this weekend, and took the audio guide, so I already knew most of the facts told in this book. It's a light read, the kind of book that you can easily read on a trip, or in parallel with a more serious book. The pictures are not so clear, but they are all old and in black and white, which adds even more realism.
Kimberly Ann
Feb 10, 2016 Kimberly Ann rated it really liked it
An interesting look at the history of Federal Prison Alcatraz and its inmates
Eric
May 25, 2009 Eric marked it as to-read
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I bought this on my honeymoon to San Francisco in 1997. I'll read it eventually!
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