By Piper Kerman
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With a occupation, a boyfriend, and a loving relations, Piper Kerman slightly resembles the reckless younger girl who brought a suitcase of drug funds ten years earlier than. yet that previous has stuck up along with her. Convicted and sentenced to 15 months on the notorious federal correctional facility in Danbury, Connecticut, the well-heeled Smith university alumna is now inmate #11187–424—one of the thousands of people that disappear “down the rabbit gap” of the yank penal process. From her first strip seek to her ultimate unencumber, Kerman learns to navigate this unusual global with its strictly enforced codes of habit and arbitrary principles. She meets girls from all walks of existence, who shock her with small tokens of generosity, not easy phrases of knowledge, and easy acts of attractiveness. Heartbreaking, hilarious, and from time to time enraging, Kerman’s tale deals a unprecedented check out the lives of ladies in prison—why it's we lock such a lot of away and what occurs to them while they’re there.
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“Fascinating . . . the genuine topic of this unforgettable ebook is girl bonding and the binds that even bars can’t unbind.”—People (four stars)
“I enjoyed this publication. It’s a narrative wealthy with humor, pathos, and redemption. What i didn't count on from this memoir used to be the love, compassion, or even reverence that Piper Kerman demonstrates for all of the ladies she encountered whereas she used to be locked away in detention center. i'll always remember it.”—Elizabeth Gilbert, writer of Eat, Pray, Love
“This booklet is most unlikely to place down simply because [Kerman] should be you. Or your ally. Or your daughter.”—Los Angeles Times
“Moving . . . transcends the memoir genre’s ordinary self-centeredness to discover how people can continually shock you.”—USA Today
“It’s a compelling awakening, and a harrowing one—both for the reader and for Kerman.”—Newsweek.com
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