Solitary

Solitary

Unbroken by Four Decades in Solitary Confinement : My Story of Transformation and Hope

Book - 2019 | First edition, First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition
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Arrested often as a teenager in New Orleans, inspired behind bars in his early twenties to join the Black Panther Party because of its social commitment and code of living, Woodfox was serving a 50-year sentence in Angola for armed robbery when on April 17, 1972, a white guard was killed. Albert and another member of the Panthers were accused of the crime and put in solitary confinement without a shred of actual evidence against them. Released in February 2016, Woodfox turned his anger into activism and resistance. This is his chronicle of rare power and humanity that proves the better spirits of our nature can thrive against any odds. -- adapted from jacket
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, 2019
Edition: First edition, First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition
Copyright Date: ©2019
ISBN: 9780802129086
0802129080
Branch Call Number: 322.42092 W855S 2019
Characteristics: xi, 433 pages ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: George, Leslie - Author

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