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American Furies

Crime, Punishment, and Vengeance in the Ageof Mass Imprisonment

by Sasha Abramsky

  • 206 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Beacon Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criminology,
  • Social Science / Criminology,
  • General,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11292772M
    ISBN 100807042234
    ISBN 109780807042236
    OCLC/WorldCa71507740

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Sasha Abramsky provides us with an invaluable, if harrowing, audit of the cataclysmic damage inflicted upon American values by American prisons."The most urgent book of the season.

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