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Title:
Sing Sing : the inside story of a notorious prison
Author:
Brian, Denis.
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Publication Information:
Amherst, NY : Prometheus Books, 2005.
Physical Description:
263 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Riding the tiger, 1821-1839 -- Another reign of terror, 1840-1859 -- Abraham Lincoln passes through, 1850-1887 -- Thomas Edison promotes his rival's electric chair, 1887-1904 -- The convict who trapped himself the greatest single disaster, 1904-1914 -- Warden Osborne--the voluntary prisoner, 1913-1916 -- Warden Lawes & the rose man of Sing Sing, 1918-1929 -- Murder incorporated and the movies, 1930-1949 -- The Lonely Hearts Killers and the Rosenbergs, 1950--1982 -- Riots and reforms, 1880s and 1990s -- Finding the prison's hidden archive -- Sing Sing in the twenty first century -- Afterword: Sing Sing today & tomorrow.
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ISBN:
9781591023579
Format :
Book