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23%OFFJim Quillen - Inside Alcatraz: My Time on the Rock - 9781784750664 - V9781784750664
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Inside Alcatraz: My Time on the Rock

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Description for Inside Alcatraz: My Time on the Rock Paperback. Each day we saw the outside world in all its splendour, and each day that view served as a reminder that we had wasted and ruined our lives. This book tells the true story of life inside America's most notorious prison - from terrifying times in solitary confinement to daily encounters with the Birdman. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBBWF; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 25. Weight in Grams: 304.

Each day we saw the outside world in all its splendour, and each day that view served as a reminder that we had wasted and ruined our lives.

Jim Quillen, AZ586 - a runaway, problem child and petty thief - was jailed several times before his twentieth birthday. In August 1942, after escaping from San Quentin, he was arrested on the run and sentenced to forty-five years in prison, and later transferred to Alcatraz.

This is the true story of life inside America's most notorious prison - from terrifying times in solitary confinement to daily encounters ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Cornerstone
Condition
New
Number of Pages
384
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781784750664
SKU
V9781784750664
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-99

About Jim Quillen
Jim Quillen, born in 1919, had a difficult childhood; by the time he was an adolescent, he was regularly getting into serious trouble. At twenty-two—chained at the wrists and sentenced to forty-five years behind bars—he saw the inside of United States Penitentiary Alcatraz Island for the first time. Many years later Quillen returned to the island, which by that time ... Read more

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