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Shakespeare saved my life : ten years in solitary with the bard / Laura Bates.

Bates, Laura. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 44 of 52 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 52 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch 822.33 BAT SHA (Text) 34207001956243 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch 822.33 BAT SHA (Text) 34207001958397 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria 822.33 BAT (Text) 37521530422973 AMPL Adult Nonfiction Available -
Benton Co PL - Fowler 822.33 BAT (Text) 34044000860492 ADULT NONFICTION Available -
Cambridge City PL - Cambridge City 822.33 Bat (Text) 76893000258986 Adult Nonfiction In transit -
Clinton PL - Clinton 822.33 BAT (Text) 36806010273967 NEW ITEMS On holds shelf -
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville 822.33 (Text) 78321000024859 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver 822.33 BAT (Text) 34304000813700 Adult - Nonfiction Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver IND 822.33 BAT (Text) 34304000800116 Indiana Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver YA 822.33 BAT (Text) 34304000803852 YA - Nonfiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781402273148 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 1402273142 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: x, 291 pages : illustration ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks, [2013]

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes discussion questions.
Summary, etc.: Just as Larry Newton, one of the most notorious inmates at Indiana Federal Prison, was trying to break out of jail, Dr. Laura Bates was trying to break in. Now, a decade later, her Shakespeare in Shackles program has been lauded by academics and prison communities alike. In this profound illustration of the enduring lessons of Shakespeare through the ten-year relationship of Bates and Newton, an amazing testament to the power of literature emerges. But it's not just the prisoners who are transformed. It is a starkly engaging tale, one that will be embraced by anyone who has ever been changed by a book.
Subject: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 > Influence.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 > Appreciation.
Prisoners > Books and reading > United States.
Prison theater > United States > Case studies.

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