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Glimpse of prison life

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Published by Society for the Friendless in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prisoners" writings, American,
  • California State Prison at San Quentin

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy J. Wess Moore
    ContributionsSociety for the Friendless of Calfifornia
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p.
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25399787M

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