I know that i said i would cut down on book buying, and i will (i promise), however i had another blogger friend stay a few days and we ended up book shopping, as imagined we would. So naturally i bought some books and i found some that have been on my book list for a very long time. This is obviously my justification. Here’s what i picked up!
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Title: Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison
Author: Piper Kerman
Genre: Non-fiction, Memoir
Publication Date: 2010
With her career, live-in boyfriend and loving family, Piper Kerman barely resembles the rebellious young woman who, over a decade ago, got mixed up with drug runners and delivered a suitcase of drug money to Europe. But when she least expects it, her reckless past catches up with her: convicted and sentenced to fifteen months at an infamous women’s prison in Connecticut, Piper becomes inmate #11187-424. From her first strip search to her final release, she learns to navigate this strange world with its arbitrary rules and codes, its unpredictable, even dangerous relationships. And she meets women from all walks of life, who surprise her with tokens of generosity, hard truths and simple acts of acceptance.
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