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The Great prisoners

The Great prisoners

the first anthology of literature written in prison

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Published by Dutton & Company, inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature

  • Edition Notes

    Statementselected and edited by Isadore Abramowitz ; with analytical introductions to the time and place and circumstances of each prisoner and imprisonment, a general preface to the whole, and a selected biography.
    ContributionsAbramowitz, Isidore, 1901-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxvii, 879 p. ;
    Number of Pages879
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23755380M

      The Great Escape With the opening of the camp's northern compound in April , many of the British prisoners were moved to new quarters. Among those transferred were Bushell and the majority of the X Organization. To buy boxes of books contact us: Mon-Th am – pm (CT) Fri-Sun Closed or

      Reviews “Based on several years of research in Austrian, German, and Russian archives, this book brilliantly analyzes the problems, suffering and occasional joys of millions of Germans, Austrians, Hungarians, Czechs, Poles, and other nationalities whom World War I thrust as prisoners . The Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners, adopted on Aug by the United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders, are a guideline for prisons in Great Britain, although they are not legally binding.

    Great Falls Books Through Bars, Greenfield, MA Service area unknown. Prison Book Program, Quincy, MA Serves: All US states EXCEPT CA, IL, MI, MD, NV, and TX. Michigan. Unitarian Universalist Ann Arbor Prison Books, Ann Arbor, MI Serves: Select MI institutions only. Minnesota. Women’s Prison Book Project, Minneapolis, MN.   It’s known as “The Great Escape,” and it was World War II’s most daring and ingenious effort by Allied POWs to flee their German captors. A best-selling book and a popular Hollywood movie.


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