Alcatraz Prison in American history

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Enslow Publishers, 1998 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 128 pages
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Traces the development of the federal prison at Alcatraz Island from the days of Spanish exploration, through its years as a military prison, to its fame as the most escape-proof prison in America.

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User Review  - Dominic - Goodreads

I did enjoy this book. I do like to learn about history and this book was perfect for that. It was easy to follow and it contained quite a bit more information then I thought it would have! Read full review

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User Review  - Angel Escobar - Goodreads

I am really not much of a reader outside of school, but this book caught my eye. This book is full of interesting facts about the famous offshore prison. It really describes the desperation in the ... Read full review


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About the author (1998)

Marilyn Tower Oliver is a former high school teacher turned journalist and writer.

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