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Letters From Alcatraz (2008)

by Michael Esslinger(Favorite Author)
3.33 of 5 Votes: 1
0970461429 (ISBN13: 9780970461421)
Ocean View Publishing
review 1: Awesome pictures and backstory of the prisoners. Some letters were cool and insightful but most of them were a bit on the boring side, all in all this may be best viewed on something newer than a kindle keyboard because the pages of the actual letters and correspondence, as well as the inmates ids were cool and would have been awesome to read. I looked at a few on my computer and wished I was able to do so on my device. Perhaps I will revisit this when I upgrade.
review 2: It should have been titled "letters from Leavenworth" because 75% of correspondence was from, well, Leavenworth USP. It was the same letter, over and over, written by different famous criminals. No real insight to how prison life was. The author did a good job at background descriptions but o
... moreverall the flow of the book was monotonous and disconnected. It would have maybe read better had I been able to zoom in on the small pictures of the handwritten letters (I suggest paperback or an ereader with zoom capability). less
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I enjoyed it very much especially after seeing Alcatraz in person. What a depressing place.
interesting read. A good book to pick up now and then and read a little at a time.
Very interesting, but kind of gets repetitive
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