A woman doing life

notes from a prison for women
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George, Erin, Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women (Va.), Women prisoners -- Virginia -- Case studies, Life imprisonment -- Virginia -- Case studies, Reformatories for women -- Virginia -- Case st
StatementErin George ; edited by Robert Johnson ; afterword by Joycelyn Pollock.
GenreCase studies
ContributionsJohnson, Robert, 1948-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV9475.V82 F584 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23397991M
ISBN 139780199734757
LC Control Number2009022974
OCLC/WorldCa383828067

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The author of the book who is also an inmate is known as Erin George. She explains vividly about women life in prison and what she was going through as an inmate. The book also gives other stories about other female inmates.

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A Woman Doing Life. Notes from a Prison for Women. Second Edition. Erin George, Edited by Robert Johnson, and Alison B. Martin. Publication Date - December ISBN: pages Paperback /8 x /4 inches In Stock.

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A Woman Doing Life: Notes from a prison for women 22 Mar. The author is the woman who’s in prison for life. So, would I recommend this book, probably not. But if you find yourself needing a book for a school report or something similar, then I would say to go with this one because it’s short and fairly entertaining.