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American Prison A Reporter's Undercover Journey into the Business of Punishment

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ISBN-10: 0735223602

ISBN-13: 9780735223608

Edition: N/A

Authors: Shane Bauer

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New York Times Book Review 10 Best Books of 2018 One of President Barack Obama's favorite books of 2018 A New York Times Notable Book  A ground-breaking and brave inside reckoning with the nexus of prison and profit in America: in one Louisiana prison and over the course of our country's history. In 2014, Shane Bauer was hired for $9 an hour to work as an entry-level prison guard at a private prison in Winnfield, Louisiana. An award-winning investigative journalist, he used his real name; there was no meaningful background check. Four months later, his employment came to an abrupt end. But he had seen enough, and in short order he wrote an expos� about his experiences that won a…    
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Book details

List price: $24.00
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 6/11/2019
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.52" wide x 8.46" long x 0.81" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English