“Through the eyes of a young, vulnerable, tough female guard, Hollihan presents prison life in all its daily bleakness and occasional violence and reveals the intricate social strata, black-market dealings, alliances and hostilities between the prisoners and guards in Ditmarsh Prison. In... read more
“The thing that stays with me, like the memory of a limb now gone, is the mystery of human compassion.”
philosophy for emotional survival: modulate the lows, suspect the highs.Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
You’re weak. You’re lazy. You’re devastatingly narcissistic. You tell yourself lies to justify the things you do andHighlighted by 3 Kindle customers
that love caused all the pain in the world, was the source of all the hurt.Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
It about a mistake that leads to an accidental murder and a boy thrown in jail. It's a realistic view from the guards to the convicts. An unsettling way to make young adults aware of the serious consequences that can happen from an impulsive decision.
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