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The Resource Orange is the new black : my year in a women's prison, Piper Kerman

Orange is the new black : my year in a women's prison, Piper Kerman

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Orange is the new black : my year in a women's prison
Title
Orange is the new black
Title remainder
my year in a women's prison
Statement of responsibility
Piper Kerman
Title variation
My year in a women's prison
Title variation remainder
my year in a womans prison
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Piper Kerman was sent to prison for a ten-year-old crime, she barely resembled the reckless young woman she'd been when she committed the misdeeds that would eventually catch up with her. Happily ensconced in a New York City apartment, with a promising career and an attentive boyfriend, she was suddenly forced to reckon with the consequences of her very brief, very careless dalliance in the world of drug trafficking. Kerman spent thirteen months in prison, eleven of them at the infamous federal correctional facility in Danbury, Connecticut, where she met a surprising and varied community of women living under exceptional circumstances. Kerman tells the story of those long months locked up in a place with its own codes of behavior and arbitrary hierarchies, where a practical joke is as common as an unprovoked fight, and where the uneasy relationship between prisoner and jailer is constantly and unpredictably recalibrated
Summary
Follows the author's incarceration for drug trafficking, during which she gained a unique perspective on the criminal justice system and met a varied community of women living under exceptional circumstances
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Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
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354203
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
365.43092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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my year in a woman's prison
Label
Orange is the new black : my year in a women's prison, Piper Kerman
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Publication
Control code
ocn694831678
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
327 p.
Isbn
9780385523394
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)694831678
Label
Orange is the new black : my year in a women's prison, Piper Kerman
Publication
Control code
ocn694831678
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
327 p.
Isbn
9780385523394
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)694831678

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