INSIDE RIKERS: Stories from the World’s Largest Penal Colony. Jennifer Wynn, Author. St. Martin’s $ (p) ISBN Jennifer Wynn, the director of the Fresh Start program at Rikers, takes readers into the Part memoir, part social commentary, Inside Rikers details the author’s . An observant journalist whose experiences at Rikers Island have turned her into an advocate for criminal-justice reform shows us the grim lives.
|Published (Last):||17 December 2011|
|PDF File Size:||1.44 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||2.76 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving….
Inside Rikers : stories from the world’s largest penal colony / Jennifer Wynn. | Queens Library
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem?
Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Preview — Inside Rikers by Jennifer Wynn.
Rikers Island–just six miles from the Empire State Building–is one of the largest, most complex and most expensive penal institutions in the world, yet most New Yorkers couldn’t find it on a map. Jennifer Wynn, the director of the Fresh Start program at Rikers, jennifdr readers into the jails and then back out-to the communities where her students were born and raised.
She c Rikers Island–just six miles from the Empire State Building–is one of the largest, most complex and most expensive penal institutions in the world, yet most New Yorkers couldn’t find it on a map. She chronicles their journeys as they struggle to “go straight” and find respect in a city that fears and rejects them.
Part memoir, part social commentary, Inside Rikers details the author’s experiences on Jjennifer. Wynn offers a compelling portrait of its 18, inmates and how Rikers was transformed from one of the most violent jails into one of the safest. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Inside Rikers: Stories from the World’s Largest Penal Colony
To ask other readers questions about Inside Rikersplease sign up. Lists with This Book.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Jessie Sell rated it really liked it Aug 25, Shipley rated it really liked it Nov 13, Lauren rated it really liked it Dec 27, Kimberly rated it really liked it Aug 11, David Coen rated it really liked it Aug 25, Chris rated it it was amazing Jan 20, Emmanuel rated it it was amazing Jun 25, Ashley rated it it was amazing Mar 05, Jessica Valencia added it Sep 18, Sadikovic added it May 20, Gabriela marked it as to-read Sep 15, Efi marked it as to-read Jul 06, Janet marked it as to-read Oct 04, Nette Andy added it Jan 28, Ehm marked it as to-read Sep 21, Mike Sheridan marked it as to-read Mar 15, Al Marsiglia is currently reading it Apr 28, Ruel Loehr is currently reading it Dec 22, Carol Metz marked it as to-read Mar 27, Taxe29 added it Jun inxide, There are no discussion topics on this book jennifre.
Books by Jennifer Wynn. Trivia About Inside Rikers: No trivia or quizzes yet. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.