x, 366 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
9780307264817 hardcover 0307264815
Rideau brings to vivid life the world of the infamous Angola penitentiary and his long struggle for justice, giving his readers a searing expose of the failures of our legal system framed within his own dramatic tale of how he found meaning, purpose, and hope in prison.
Formatted Contents Note
Ruination, 1942-1961 Tribulation, 1962-1970 Solitary, January 1972 The jungle, 1973-1975 Mentor, 1976 Crackdown, 1976 Truth behind bars, 1977-1981 Disillusion, 1981-1986 Soldiering on, 1986-1990 Hope, 1990-1994 Censorship, 1995-2001 Behind enemy lines, 2001-2005 Deliverance, 2005 Heaven, 2005.