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INSIDE RIKERS: Stories from the World’s Largest Penal Colony. Jennifer Wynn, Author. St. Martin’s $ (p) ISBN Jennifer Wynn, the director of the Fresh Start program at Rikers, takes readers into the Part memoir, part social commentary, Inside Rikers details the author’s . An observant journalist whose experiences at Rikers Island have turned her into an advocate for criminal-justice reform shows us the grim lives.

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. By interlacing statistics with moving stories of Rikers’ inmates, she makes clear the arguments for prison–and social–reform.

However, if metal is detected on or in jenniter person, an Orwellian voice from inside the chamber bellows: There was a problem adding your email address.

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The regulars, mostly mothers or grandmothers with toddlers, collect their inmate care packages, flick their cigarettes, and board the bus to Rikers. Product details File Size: Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

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Showing of 34 reviews. Good but ultimately depressing. Five hundred bucks and you”re in.

Other editions – View all Inside Rikers: At the high point of the bridge, the view is surreal. I didn”t hurt anybody.


An observant journalist whose experiences rikerx Rikers Island have turned her into an advocate for criminal-justice reform shows us the grim lives of prisoners before, during, and after their Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

Even though its from almost 16 years Set up a giveaway. What would you rather have released back into society? Some are very successful, while others are total failures; she lets you see both sides of the story.

Inside Rikers : stories from the world’s largest penal colony / Jennifer Wynn. | Queens Library

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I figured I was gonna get caught one of these days. As if on the set of a science-fiction movie, you then enter a bright red cylindrical booth.

INSIDE RIKERS: Stories from the World’s Largest Penal Colony

Thanks for telling us about the problem. The author documents a number of inmates. Some sad and happy stories about certain inmates.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Nette Andy added it Jan 28, Interesting look inside Rikers Island. Mike Sheridan marked it as to-read Mar 15, This book contains interesting historical and current facts about this famous correctional facility. View Fikers Version of PW.