Escape from Alcatraz

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (8.70 hours)
Product Number: Z100095985
Released: Jun 21, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781481564403
Narrator/s: John Lescault
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Mobster Al "Scarface" Capone; "Machine Gun" Kelly; Robert Stroud, a.k.a. the Birdman: only the most violent, desperate criminals went to Alcatraz Island, called "The Rock." This federal prison's conditions were so harsh that escape, riot, even death, were an inmate's only hope. This gripping true-crime classic, originally written in 1963 and newly reissued, tells the story of life on The Rock and of fourteen ingenious escape attempts by the prisoners. The chapters describing the attempts of Frank Morris became the basis for the 1979 Clint Eastwood film, Escape from Alcatraz. Author J. Campbell Bruce chronicles in spellbinding detail the absorbing saga of Alcatraz, where America's most violent and notorious prisoners resided in tortuous proximity to one of the world's favorite cities.

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Author(s): J. Campbell Bruce
Original Publish Date: Jan 01, 2006

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Author(s): J. Campbell Bruce
Product Number EB00166110
Released: Dec 29, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: #9780307815835

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