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Eating the ashes seeking rehabilitation within the US penal system by Veronica Compton

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Published by Algora Pub. in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Women prisoners -- United States.,
  • Women prisoners -- Rehabilitation -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementVeronica Compton.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV9471 .C657 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3556776M
ISBN 100875861644, 0875861652
LC Control Number2002014689

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