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INSIDE: Life Behind Bars in America

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Incarcerated for drug-trafficking since 1987, Santos documents the tedium and brutality of prison life. The author's first book weaves memoir and first-hand reporting together to paint a muckraking portrait of American jails. His constant refrain is that the current penal system perpetuates failure—prisons "create resentment . . . degrade each individual's sense of self, and separate offenders in ... Read full review

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