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Wilderness and razor wire

Ken Lamberton

Wilderness and razor wire

by Ken Lamberton

  • 279 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Mercury House in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Santa Rita Prison (Tucson, Arizona),
  • Prisons -- Arizona -- Tucson,
  • Prisoners -- Arizona -- Tucson -- Biography,
  • Criminals -- Rehabilitation -- Arizona -- Tucson,
  • Natural history -- Arizona -- Tucson

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKen Lamberton ; with a foreword by Richard Shelton.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV9481.T83 L36 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 218 p. :
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23278071M
    ISBN 101562791168
    LC Control Number99033539

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