Conscience Be My Guide: An Anthology of Prison Writings
Zed Books, Nov 29, 2005 - Literary Collections - 294 pages
This remarkable collection of prison literature inspires with the eloquent idealism of prisoners of conscience through the ages. The contributors include many of the world's finest writers: Wole Soyinka, Primo Levi, Irina Ratushinskaya, Fydor Dostoyevsky, Henry Throeau. There are moving accounts from victims of the Holocaust, Soviet labor camps and psychiatric prisons, nuclear protestors, civil rights and anti-apartheid activists, anti-colonial nationalists and targets of religious persecution throughout history.
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Daniel Berrigan US Jesuit antinuclear protestor
Franz Jagerstatter Austrian antiNazi conscientious objector
Sacco and Vanzetti US political prisoners executed
Stanley Adams British whistle blower in HqffrnanIMRoche drug scarulal
Madame JeantyRaven arrested by Gestapo
Jorge Valls Arango Cuban political prisoner
Victor Jara Chilean poet executed
Rivka Yosselevska Russian witness at Nazi war trials
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