Items related to Doing Time Eight Hours a Day: Memoirs of a Correctional...

Doing Time Eight Hours a Day: Memoirs of a Correctional Officer

3.15 avg rating
( 26 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781491711972: Doing Time Eight Hours a Day: Memoirs of a Correctional Officer
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Correctional officers face danger every time they go to work, and the public rarely appreciates the job that they do. Author James R. Palmer worked many years at the Kentucky Department of Corrections, spending seven of them with the solitary confinement unit. In this memoir, he looks back at his career and shares what it's really like working in prison. For example, inmates aren't afraid to use sharp objects to hurt officers, who-just like the inmates-often find themselves behind locked doors. Correctional officers also face constant exposure to diseases and infections, as well as constant stress that can upset family life and make sleep nearly impossible. While some people might say, "If it's that bad, then quit" correctional officers stay on the job for a variety of reasons, including a desire to serve and protect the public. Doing Time Eight Hours a Day shares one man's firsthand experiences of what it's like to be a correctional officer and rub elbows with some of the most dangerous men and women alive.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

James R. Palmer spent more than twenty years in the US Army and was trained by the FBI as a hostage negotiator. He was a buyer for a military catalog company before joining the Kentucky Department of Corrections in 1996, spending twelve years there, the last seven in its solitary confinement unit. Now retired, he lives in Kentucky.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9781491711996: Doing Time Eight Hours a Day: Memoirs of a Correctional Officer

Featured Edition

ISBN 10: 149171199X ISBN 13: 9781491711996
Publisher: iUniverse, 2013
Hardcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

Seller Image

1.

Palmer, James R.
Published by iUniverse (2013)
ISBN 10: 1491711973 ISBN 13: 9781491711972
New Softcover Quantity: 5
Seller:
GreatBookPrices
(Columbia, MD, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 20311428-n

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 9.59
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.64
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Seller Image

2.

Palmer, James R.
Published by iUniverse 10/28/2013 (2013)
ISBN 10: 1491711973 ISBN 13: 9781491711972
New Paperback or Softback Quantity: 10
Seller:
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)

Book Description Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. Doing Time Eight Hours a Day: Memoirs of a Correctional Officer. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS-9781491711972

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 12.24
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

3.

James R Palmer
Published by iUniverse, United States (2013)
ISBN 10: 1491711973 ISBN 13: 9781491711972
New Paperback Quantity: 10
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)

Book Description Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Correctional officers face danger every time they go to work, and the public rarely appreciates the job that they do. Author James R. Palmer worked many years at the Kentucky Department of Corrections, spending seven of them with the solitary confinement unit. In this memoir, he looks back at his career and shares what it's really like working in prison. For example, inmates aren't afraid to use sharp objects to hurt officers, who--just like the inmates--often find themselves behind locked doors. Correctional officers also face constant exposure to diseases and infections, as well as constant stress that can upset family life and make sleep nearly impossible. While some people might say, "If it's that bad, then quit," correctional officers stay on the job for a variety of reasons, including a desire to serve and protect the public. Doing Time Eight Hours a Day shares one man's firsthand experiences of what it's like to be a correctional officer and rub elbows with some of the most dangerous men and women alive. Seller Inventory # AAV9781491711972

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 12.54
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

4.

Palmer, James R.
Published by iUniverse (2021)
ISBN 10: 1491711973 ISBN 13: 9781491711972
New Paperback Quantity: 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Save With Sam
(North Miami, FL, U.S.A.)

Book Description Paperback. Condition: New. Brand New! This item is printed on demand. Seller Inventory # 1491711973

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 12.67
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

5.

Palmer, James R
Published by iUniverse (2013)
ISBN 10: 1491711973 ISBN 13: 9781491711972
New PAP Quantity: 15
Print on Demand
Seller:
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)

Book Description PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # IQ-9781491711972

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 14.37
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

6.

Palmer, James R.
Published by iUniverse (2013)
ISBN 10: 1491711973 ISBN 13: 9781491711972
New Softcover Quantity: 1
Seller:
GlassFrogBooks
(Hawthorne, CA, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: New. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in NEW condition. Seller Inventory # 1491711973-2-1

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 15.47
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

7.

Palmer, James R.
Published by AUTHORHOUSE (1900)
ISBN 10: 1491711973 ISBN 13: 9781491711972
New Softcover Quantity: > 20
Seller:
Russell Books
(Victoria, BC, Canada)

Book Description Softcover. Condition: New. Special order direct from the distributor. Seller Inventory # ING9781491711972

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 12.95
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 6.99
From Canada to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Seller Image

8.

Palmer, James R
Published by Iuniverse Inc (2013)
ISBN 10: 1491711973 ISBN 13: 9781491711972
New Softcover Quantity: 1
Seller:
My Books Store
(Tallahassee, FL, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: new. Book is in NEW condition. Satisfaction Guaranteed! Fast Customer Service!!. Seller Inventory # MBSN1491711973

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 17.65
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

9.

Palmer, James R.
Published by iUniverse (2017)
ISBN 10: 1491711973 ISBN 13: 9781491711972
New Paperback Quantity: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, United Kingdom)

Book Description Paperback. Condition: New. PRINT ON DEMAND Book; New; Publication Year 2017; Fast Shipping from the UK. No. book. Seller Inventory # ria9781491711972_lsuk

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 17.46
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 9.71
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Seller Image

10.

Palmer, James R.
Published by iUniverse (2013)
ISBN 10: 1491711973 ISBN 13: 9781491711972
New Softcover Quantity: 5
Seller:
GreatBookPricesUK
(Castle Donington, DERBY, United Kingdom)

Book Description Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 20311428-n

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 9.83
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 20.83
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book