American Furies

  • by Sasha Abramsky
  • Narrated by Sasha Abramsky
  • 7 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In this dramatic exposé of U.S. penitentiaries and the communities around them, Sasha Abramsky finds that prisons have dumped their age-old goal of rehabilitation, often for political reasons. The new "ideal," unknown to most Americans, is a punitive mandate marked by a drive toward vengeance.

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What the Critics Say

“[A] well-researched book on a significant American problem that's often locked away behind bars." (Publishers Weekly)

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-23-2010
  • Publisher: Caravan