In the belly of the beast: letters from prison

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Vintage Books, Jan 2, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 166 pages
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A collection of letters by a federal prisoner provides a candid look at life in prison, revealing his background, politics, and views on parole, rehabilitation, and capital punishment

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Heavy.  He's angry, though from the sounds of it, it is very justified.  He seems insightful in the same way that Mumia Abu Jamal is insightful, and naturally so, because they have similar plights.  The author is intelligent and raises some very thoughtful points.  He furthers the idea many people have that prison is scary.   

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It's been a while since I read this, but I recall it being a compelling read. Abbott's description of a life behind bars is very gripping, and I found myself hanging on his every word. The notion of a ... Read full review

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