Fish : a memoir of a boy in a man's prison / T.J. Parsell.
1st Carroll & Graf ed.
New York : Carroll & Graf, 2006.
xii, 324 pages ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Camp Dearborn Last chance for romance The absence of drama Who's angrier than who? Chain reactions Safety in numbers Early induction to an inverted world The big blue wagon ride Prison transfer Convict orientation Quarantine Riverside correctional facility Lasting impressions Slide step's squeeze Lessons in streetball - Blemished masculinities What's in a name anyway? Careful what you ask for Taken by surprise Compromising choices What's my lie? What's under the covers? Help ain't gonna come runnin' no time soon You never know where it's coming from When all else fails Black Panther Greener grass Consider yourself part of the family The oracle Head games and power trips Go for the grab Wolf tickets Broken promises I will arise and go now.
A spokesperson for prison rape awareness describes how his imprisonment was marked by sexual brutality, reveals the code of silence that results in the murder of informants, and the impact of his experiences on his subsequent sense of identity.