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Newjack Guarding Sing Sing by Ted Conover

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Published by Paperback Nova Audio Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Law Enforcement,
  • Penology,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Law Enforcement,
  • Specific Groups - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • Criminology,
  • Social Science,
  • Abridged Audio - Autobiography/Biography,
  • Audio - Nonfiction,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatAudio Cassette
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12323469M
ISBN 101587882914
ISBN 109781587882913

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Ted Conover is the author of several books including Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing(winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize) and Rolling Nowhere: Riding the Rails with America’s Hoboes. His writing has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, The New Yorker,and National Geographic/5(11). Read "Newjack Guarding Sing Sing" by Ted Conover available from Rakuten Kobo. Acclaimed journalist Ted Conover sets a new standard for bold, in-depth reporting in this first-hand account of life ins 4/5. Jun 01,  · The book, NewJack: Guarding Sing Sing is the chronicle of Conover's year (he dedicated an entire year to experience the fulness of the prison experience) as a CO at the institution. The contents of the book are, in many ways, not surprising. Life is hard behind bars, for inmates and COs alike.5/5(5). Jun 12,  · Ted Conover is the author of several books including Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing(winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize) and Rolling Nowhere: Riding the Rails with America’s Hoboes. His writing has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, The New Yorker,and National Geographic/5.