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Where Is Alcatraz?

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Published by Grosset & Dunlap .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesWhere Is...?
The Physical Object
Formatpaperback
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25912324M
ISBN 100448488833
ISBN 10978-0448488837

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out of 5 stars Audible Audiobook $ $. For months, Morris and three other prisoners, Allen West and brothers Clarence and John Anglin, had been secretly plotting to escape from Alcatraz, a bleak prison perched on a rocky island in the middle of San Francisco Bay. People said it was impossible to break free from “the Rock,” as Alcatraz was known.

Robert Franklin Stroud (Janu – Novem ), known as the "Birdman of Alcatraz", was a convicted murderer, American federal prisoner and author who has been cited as one of the most notorious criminals in the United States.

During his time at Leavenworth Penitentiary, he reared and sold birds and became a respected ornithologist, although regulations did not allow him to Criminal charge: Manslaughter. Jim's firsthand account of what took place inside Alcatraz during the "Battle of Alcatraz" in May ofis riveting.

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Alcatraz Library was a library for inmates at Alcatraz Federal was located at the end of D-Block. On entering Alcatraz, every inmate received a library card and a catalog of books found in the library.

An inmate would order a book by putting a slip with their card in a box at the entrance to the dining hall before breakfast, and a librarian took the order to and from their ngs: Main Cellhouse, Dining Hall, Hospital.

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