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Tall Walls And High Fences, Officers And Offenders, The Texas Prison Story by Bob And Richard K. Alford Alexander

Tall Walls And High Fences, Officers And Offenders, The Texas Prison Story

by Bob And Richard K. Alford Alexander

Publication: University of North Texas Press, 2020, Denton

First edition. Thick 8vo. Cloth, titles stamped in gilt on the spine, xxxviii, 562 pp., foreword, preface & acknowledgments, illustrated from photographs, portraits, appendices, notes, bibliography, index. The first comprehensive history of Texas prisons. Chronicles the significant events and trans-formation of the Texas prison system from its earliest times to the present day, paying special attention to the human side of the story: prison breaks, bloodhounds chasing escapees, and gunfights, confrontations, human trafficking, rape, clandestine consensual trysts, and tricks turned against correctional officers. As new, unread copy in dust jacket.

Inventory Number: 47552

$45.00