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Bunker, Edward

ISBN 10: 0670127094 / ISBN 13: 9780670127092
Published by Viking Press, 1977
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
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The author spent most of his adult life in prison where he learned to write and learned about the loneliness, bigotry, and intrigue of prison life from personal experience. It is the story of a relationship between an experienced con and a green newcomer and the bond that grows between them. Unworn first edition book and jacket in unusual condition. Slight foxing on the page edges. Basis for the 2000 movie. Bright and clean in mylar cover. Bookseller Inventory # 001195

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Publisher: Viking Press

Publication Date: 1977

Binding: Cloth/boards HB

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition

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When Earl Copen, a veteran of San Quentin, takes it upon himself to instruct newcomer Ron Decker in the details of prison protocol, a bond like that between father and son develops between the two men

About the Author:

Edward Bunker is the author of the acclaimed crime novels No Beast So Fierce, Dog Eat Dog, and Little Boy Blue. His long-awaited memoir, Education of a Felon, was published by St. Martin's in March. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and child.

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