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Orange is the new black [electronic resource] : My Year in a Women's Prison. Piper Kerman.

Kerman, Piper. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780385530262 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2010.

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Summary, etc.: SOON TO BE A NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIESBONUS: This edition contains an Orange Is the New Black discussion guide.With a career, a boyfriend, and a loving family, Piper Kerman barely resembles the reckless young woman who delivered a suitcase of drug money ten years ago. But that past has caught up with her. Convicted and sentenced to fifteen months at the infamous federal correctional facility in Danbury, Connecticut, the well-heeled Smith College alumna is now inmate #11187-424--one of the millions of women who disappear "down the rabbit hole" of the American penal system. From her first strip search to her final release, Kerman learns to navigate this strange world with its strictly enforced codes of behavior and arbitrary rules, where the uneasy relationship between prisoner and jailer is constantly and unpredictably recalibrated. She meets women from all walks of life, who surprise her with small tokens of generosity, hard words of wisdom,...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2010. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2462 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Sociology.
Genre: Electronic books.

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