Where Is Alcatraz?

Product Number: EB00628202
Released: May 24, 2016
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780451532763
Publisher: Penguin Workshop
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Description

Escape from the ordinary and break into Alcatraz, America's most famous prison! The island of Alcatraz has always been a place that's fascinated visitors, from the Native American tribes who believed it was home to evil spirits to the Spanish explorers who discovered the island. In modern times, it was a federal prison for only 29 years, but now draws over a million visitors each year. Learn the history of America's most famous prison, from its initial construction as a fort in the 1800s, to its most famous residents such as Al Capone and "Machine Gun" Kelly. Where Is Alcatraz? also chronicles some of the most exciting escape attempts-even one that involved chipping through stone with spoons and constructing rafts out of raincoats! From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Author(s): Nico Medina, Who HQ
Series: Where Is...?
Original Publish Date: May 24, 2016

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