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When Dr William Melon arrives at Walla Walla State Penitentiary, he knows that his work as a psychiatrist will not be easy. Faced with dangerous inmates and a wholly unsupportive prison warden, Melon desperately hopes to achieve something positive. When an opportunity presents itself, in the form of the notorious Eddie Dooley, Melon takes it. Over the course of numerous se ...more
Paperback, 398 pages
Published July 31st 2016 by Austin MacAuley
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Linda Strong
Jul 24, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Dr. William Melon arrives at Walla Walla State Prison to interview only one inmate. Eddie Dooley is dangerous; he’s been diagnosed as homicidal, psychotic, sociopathic. He is also dying.

This book centers on these two characters. Extremely well-written, chapters are short and concise. One chapter will have their first session. Questions are asked, questions are answered …. Up to a point. While Dooley does not have a problem talking about his childhood, at this point his Vietnam experiences are ou
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Dr. Melon is the new psychiatrist at Walla Walla Penitentiary. He is faced daily with a tough job of talking to dangerous inmates. One in particular stands out to him. Eddie Dooley is in for life and is a violent man. Guards and inmates alike have warned the doctor. Together in sessions he begins to see into this man's horrible past. This man was a decorated Veteran and labeled as psychotic.  This story tells a horrifying story from the mind of a killer. 

It was a very psychological read. I guess
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