The Resource In the belly of the beast : letters from prison, Jack Henry Abbott ; with an introduction by Norman Mailer

In the belly of the beast : letters from prison, Jack Henry Abbott ; with an introduction by Norman Mailer

Label
In the belly of the beast : letters from prison
Title
In the belly of the beast
Title remainder
letters from prison
Statement of responsibility
Jack Henry Abbott ; with an introduction by Norman Mailer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of letters by a federal prisoner provides a candid look at life in prison, revealing his background, politics, and views on parole, rehabilitation, and capital punishment
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Abbott, Jack Henry
Dewey number
  • 365/.44/092
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
HV9468.A22
LC item number
A37 1991
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Abbott, Jack Henry
  • Prisoners
  • Prisons
Label
In the belly of the beast : letters from prison, Jack Henry Abbott ; with an introduction by Norman Mailer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
State-raised convict -- Varieties of punishment -- The hole : solitary confinement -- The prison staff -- The inmates -- Gods and drugs -- Choosing sides : Communists and Marxism -- American violence/American justice : the legal system -- Capital punishment and Gary Gilmore -- Racism in America and behind bars -- Foreign affairs -- Freedom?
Control code
ocm23020567
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xvi, 166 pages
Isbn
9780679732372
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
90050214
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)23020567
Label
In the belly of the beast : letters from prison, Jack Henry Abbott ; with an introduction by Norman Mailer
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
State-raised convict -- Varieties of punishment -- The hole : solitary confinement -- The prison staff -- The inmates -- Gods and drugs -- Choosing sides : Communists and Marxism -- American violence/American justice : the legal system -- Capital punishment and Gary Gilmore -- Racism in America and behind bars -- Foreign affairs -- Freedom?
Control code
ocm23020567
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xvi, 166 pages
Isbn
9780679732372
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
90050214
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)23020567

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