Description - Prisons by David Matlin
This book introduces new material on Abu Graib and the export of the prison system worldwide. It also explores the horrifying corruption of the Texas prison system and how the Bush administration is making it a model of for the U.S. and the world.
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North Atlantic Books,U.S.
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Author Biography - David Matlin
Novelist, poet, and essayist David Matlin has taught literature and creative writing at San Diego State University since 1997. His books of poetry include Fontana's Mirror, Dressed in Protective Fashion and China Beach. His first novel, How the Night is Divided, was nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award. This book on prisons in America is based on the author's seventeen year residence in the Hudson Valley and Catskill Mountains of New York State.