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Doing Time in American Prisons: A Study of Modern Novels

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This is a study of novels by Chester Himes, Malcolm Braly, and others on the experience of doing time in American prisons. The authors are all convicts or ex-convicts who were not professional writers before their incarceration. In fact, Massey notes, the confinement seems to have motivated them to put their experiences into words. Most of the prisoners were incarcerated f ...more
Hardcover, 255 pages
Published November 3rd 1989 by Praeger
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