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Gone, Baby, Gone by Dennis Lehane
Gone, Baby, Gone (Kenzie & Gennaro, #4)
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Hard Place To Do Time by Earl Andersen
" My uncle, Warren Mulligan, was one of the wardens of Oakalla so I grew up spending a lot of time at Oakalla. Obviously as a young girl I was nowhere near the inmates but I have fond memories of the grounds and the warden's house. It was nice to re... " Read more of this review »
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Oakalla Prison is notorious in B.C. history for good reason. Earl Andersen does a good job of bringing out some of the gruesome statistics and the sense of brooding menace that overshadowed the prison. It seems incredible to me that so many escapes o...more
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