The Resource The glass cell, Patricia Highsmith

The glass cell, Patricia Highsmith

Label
The glass cell
Title
The glass cell
Statement of responsibility
Patricia Highsmith
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "In 1961, Patricia Highsmith received a fan letter from a prison inmate. A correspondence ensued between author and inmate, and Highsmith became fascinated with the psychological traumas that incarceration can inflict. Based on a true story, The Glass Cell is Highsmith's fictionalization of everything she learned. Falsely convicted of fraud, the easy-going but naive Philip Carter is sent to prison. Despite his devotion to Hazel, his wife, and the support of David Sullivan, a lawyer and friend who tries to avenge the injustice done to him, Carter endures six lonely and drug-ravaged years. Upon his release, Carter is a much more discerning, suspicious, and violent man
  • For those around him, earning back his trust can mean the difference between life and death."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1921-1995
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Highsmith, Patricia
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3558.I366
LC item number
G58 2004
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ex-convicts
  • Judicial error
Label
The glass cell, Patricia Highsmith
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm54529879
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
249 pages
Isbn
9780393325676
Lccn
2004004565
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)54529879
Label
The glass cell, Patricia Highsmith
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm54529879
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
249 pages
Isbn
9780393325676
Lccn
2004004565
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)54529879

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