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lynelliot added a title to their For later shelf Jan 15 2019
"Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches and sleeping with her "head-for-the-hills...
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* TOP TEN BOOK OF THE YEAR: New York Times, Washington Post, TIME, Entertainment Weekly, Slate * ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: Boston Globe, NPR, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, The Economist, Bustle * WINNER OF THE SCOTIABANK GILLER PRIZE *...
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"Bauer's reporting from his undercover job as a guard at a corporate-run, for-profit prison reveals the shocking (to me) extent of human misery, injustice, and profiteering involved in the day-to-day operations of the place. Bauer shows that basica..." Permalink
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"A ground-breaking and brave inside reckoning with the nexus of prison and profit in America: in one Louisiana prison and over the course of our country's history. IIn 2014, Shane Bauer was hired for $9 an hour to work as an entry-level...
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