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I'll Fly Away: Further Testimonies from the Women of York Prison

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The #1 "New York Times" bestselling author offers an inspiring new collection of writings from the members of his acclaimed writing workshop in Connecticuts York Correctional Facility. Hide synopsis

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The Pageturner

Narratives Fly Beyond Prison Bars

by The Pageturner on Apr 1, 2011

?I?ll Fly Away" was one of the most inspirational and bitter books I have read. This book, though not too large carries much depth and emotion inside of its pages. I expected the first story to be about the horrors of prison culture, but it was simply a calming and brief lesson. The variety and diversity of the stories created a good balance and pulled you in. I felt as if I too were in their confinement, anchored to their struggles. After reading this book I truly appreciated my freedom and also felt inclined to notice even the smallest things like bathroom privacy, the freedom of not being isolated from society. I knew I could only read this book once and never again, so I passed it to a stranger on the bus when I finished it. She said she would pass it along as well. This book is an ideal choice for college discussion or anyone who is thinking about going into a field that deals with social issues and justice.

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bookaholicsanonymous

i love this author

by bookaholicsanonymous on Aug 27, 2009

Wally Lamb is absolutely phenomenal, having a hardcover signed edition of his is just icing on the cake.

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