Prisons and Prisoners

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Heinemann-Raintree Library, Oct 31, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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The history of prisons is full of pain. Suffering prisoners were often shown to the public to bring shame to the prisoner but also to warn others not to end up in prison. This title looks at the history of prisons as well as those unfortunate enough to end up inside them.

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John Townsend has been in teaching for 25 years, and has been a full-time writer since January 2003. He has written more than sixty books for young people, on such wide-ranging subjects as monsters, urban legends, spiders, computer crime, and spies. He has also written the recent thrillers The Hand and The Omen and the Ghost. He lives in England.

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