Book Giveaway For Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, & Criminal in 19th-Century New York

  • Damnation Island by Stacy Horn
    Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, & Criminal in 19th-Century New York
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    Release date: May 15, 2018
    For history fans, and for anyone interested in the ways we care for the least fortunate among us, Stacy Horn's DAMNATION ISLAND is an eye-opening look ...more

    Format: Print book

    Availability: 40 copies available, 1538 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Feb 08 - Feb 21, 2018

    Countries available: U.S.

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    I've just finished up my sixth non-fiction book. It's about Blackwell’s Island, now called Roosevelt Island. In the 19th century, management of New York City’s poor, insane, and lawless were thrown together and warehoused on the same narrow, two-mile-long island in the East River. It didn’t go well.(Algonquin Books, 2018).
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