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Orange is the new black : my year in a women's prison [Large Print] / Piper Kerman.

Kerman, Piper. (Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library.

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Crookston Public Library LARGE PRINT 365.43 KER (Text) 33500011764123 Main Available -
Moorhead Public Library LARGE PRINT 365.43 KER (Text) 33500011764115 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781410472120 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 1410472124 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 561 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2014.

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General Note: Originally published: New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2010.
Summary, etc.: This is a compelling, often hilarious, and unfailingly compassionate portrait of life inside a women's prison. With a career, a boyfriend, and a loving family, the author barely resembles the reckless young woman who delivered a suitcase of drug money ten years before. But that past has caught up with her. Convicted and sentenced to fifteen months at the infamous federal correctional facility in Danbury, Connecticut, the well-heeled Smith College alumna is now inmate #11187-424, one of the millions of people who disappear "down the rabbit hole" of the American penal system. From her first strip search to her final release, she learns to navigate this strange world with its strictly enforced codes of behavior and arbitrary rules. She meets women from all walks of life, who surprise her with small tokens of generosity, hard words of wisdom, and simple acts of acceptance.
Subject: Federal Correctional Institution (Danbury, Conn.)
Kerman, Piper.
Women prisoners > Connecticut > Danbury.
Reformatories for women > Connecticut > Danbury.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs.
Large print type books.
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