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Description - Escape from Alcatraz by J.Campbell Bruce

In 1963 the last prisoner was escorted off Devil's Island and Alcatraz ceased to be a prison. Author J. Campbell Bruce chronicles in spellbinding detail the Rock's transition from a Spanish fort to the maximum-security penitentiary. Discover the intriguing and absorbing saga of Alcatraz, where America's most violent and notorious prisoners resided close to one of the world's favourite cities, San Francisco.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781580086783
ISBN-10: 1580086780
Format: Paperback
(230mm x 154mm x 16mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Ten Speed Press
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - J.Campbell Bruce

In addition to authoring ESCAPE FROM ALCATRAZ in 1963 and The Golden Door: The Irony of Our Immigration Policy in 1954, J. CAMPBELL BRUCE was a noted feature writer for the San Francisco Chronicle, a lecturer, and a regular contributor to national magazines. J. Campbell Bruce died in 1996.