Concrete Mama: Prison Profiles from Walla Walla

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Product Details

Price
$39.95
Publisher
University of Washington Press
Publish Date
Pages
288
Dimensions
8.9 X 7.9 X 0.7 inches | 1.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780295743981

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About the Author

John A. McCoy is the author of A Still and Quiet Conscience, a biography of Seattle Archbishop Raymond G. Hunthausen. He was a reporter and editor at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer and Walla Walla Union-Bulletin and has taught writing courses at the University of Washington-Tacoma and Seattle University. Ethan Hoffman (1949-1990) was a photographer for the London Sunday Times and Paris Match, and his photo essays appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Fortune, Esquire, and Life. His photography has been exhibited in several museums, including the Smithsonian. Dan Berger is associate professor at the University of Washington Bothell, and an interdisciplinary historian focusing on critical prison studies. He is the author of several books, including Captive Nation: Black Prison Organizing in the Civil Rights Era, and coauthor most recently of Rethinking the American Prison Movement.

Reviews

Concrete Mama tells and shows what it was like: tells in the detailed stories of representative inmates, and shows in Hoffman's knowledgeable, beautifully made photographs.

--The British Journal of Criminology