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Inside Alcatraz : my time on the Rock

By: Quillen, Jim

1784750662 / 9781784750664
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20 cm 376 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white)
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Reprint. Originally published: San Francisco, CA: Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, 1991.

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 with 'the Birdman', and what really happened during the desperate and deadly 1946 escape attempt.


1KBBWF California, BTC True crime

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