Committing Journalism: The Prison Writings of Red Hog

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W.W. Norton, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 341 pages
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A collection of more than fifty essays by famed convict writer Dannie Martin, a.k.a. 'Red Hog'- hard-hitting, eloquent reports on the racism, brutality, inadequate health care, harassment, and other conditions of life behind the prison walls.

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COMMITTING JOURNALISM: The Prison Writings of Red Hog

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Though of some interest for their insider's view of life behind bars, the ``prison writings of Red Hog''—essays that Martin, a convicted bank robber, published in the San Francisco Chronicle while in ... Read full review

Committing journalism: the prison writings of Red Hog

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Convicted bank robber Martin attracted the attention of Sussman, editor of the San Francisco Chronicle 's Sunday Punch section, with an article on AIDS he wrote in prison. For the next five years, to ... Read full review

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