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Published by Farrar Straus Giroux in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Prisons -- Fiction,
  • Horror stories,
  • Science fiction

Book details:

About the Edition

Imprisoned for a murder he did not commit, fourteen-year-old Alex Sawyer thinks that he has escaped the hellish Furnace Penitentiary, but instead he winds up in solitary confinement, where new horrors await him.

Edition Notes

StatementAlexander Gordon Smith.
GenreFiction
SeriesEscape from Furnace
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.S6423 So 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23696922M
ISBN 109780374324926
LC Control Number2009030843
OCLC/WorldCa435917573

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  “Solitary” is a profound book about friendship. Along with Robert King and Herman Wallace, Woodfox became known as part of the “Angola 3.” These men were mostly kept separated from one. Solitary is the second book in the Escape from Furnace series and if you want a fast-paced book that causes emotional and mental destruction, This book will mess your mind and emotions. This little shit is amazing and Smith is a genius for giving you one hell of a roller coaster ride/5. This book is the second book in the Escape From Furnace series. In this book, Alex and Zee are placed in solitary, where they must fight against their mind to avoid going insane. Along the way, they meet Simon, a horrible human experiment gone wrong, who promises to help them escape, but can he really be trusted?/5(). About the Book. Finalist for the National Book Award in Nonfiction. Solitary is the unforgettable life story of a man who served more than four decades in solitary confinement—in a 6-foot by 9-foot cell, 23 hours a day, in notorious Angola prison in Louisiana—all for a crime he did not commit. That Albert Woodfox survived was, in itself, a feat of extraordinary endurance against the.

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  FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD IN NONFICTION. Solitary is the unforgettable life story of a man who served more than four decades in solitary confinement—in a 6-foot by 9-foot cell, 23 hours a day, in notorious Angola prison in Louisiana—all for a crime he did not commit. That Albert Woodfox survived was, in itself, a feat of extraordinary endurance Brand: Grove/Atlantic, Inc. The book is a stunning indictment of a judicial system 'not concerned with innocence or justice,' and a crushing account of the inhumanity of solitary confinement. This breathtaking, brutal, and intelligent book will move and inspire readers. Ibram X. Kendi, author of Stamped from the Beginning, winner of the National Book Award. Solitary. K likes. Buy the new album "The Diseased Heart Of Society" : K.   LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD IN NONFICTIONSolitary is the unforgettable life story of a man who served more than four decades in solitary confinement--in a 6-foot by 9-foot cell, 23 hours a day, in notorious Angola prison in Louisiana- /5().