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American Prison

A Reporter's Undercover Journey into the Business of Punishment

by Shane Bauer

In 2014, Shane Bauer was hired for $9 an hour to work as an entry-level prison guard at a private prison in Winnfield, Louisiana. An award-winning investigative journalist, he used his real name; In American Prison, Bauer weaves a much deeper reckoning with his experiences together with a thoroughly researched history of for-profit prisons in Ameri...
Publish Date
2019
June 11
Goodreads rating
4.22
ISBN
9780735223608
Tags
nonfictionhistorypoliticssocial-sciences
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