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Alcatraz : history and design of a landmark / Donald MacDonald and Ira Nadel.

MacDonald, Donald, 1935- (Author). Nadel, Ira Bruce. (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Jay Co PL - Portland 979.461 M135 (Text) 76383000442036 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781452101538 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 1452101531 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: 141 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 16 x 21 cm
  • Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2012]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: What's in a name? -- The defensive triangle : from citadel to fortress -- Island architecture & the lighthouse : Victorian style -- From fortress to prison -- Escapes -- Life on the rock -- Occupation -- Gardens -- Birds of Alcatraz -- Alcatraz today & tomorrow -- Appendix 1. Alcatraz in the movies -- Appendix 2. Alcatraz : inmates & wardens -- Appendix 3. Escape attempts.
Summary, etc.: Presents the history and design of Alcatraz.
Subject: Alcatraz Island (Calif.) > History.
Military Prison at Alcatraz Island, California.
United States Penitentiary, Alcatraz Island, California > History.

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