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America"s Prisons by Roman Espejo

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Published by Greenhaven Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Prisons & prisoners,
  • Law & Crime,
  • Social Problems (General) (Young Adult),
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Misc. Nonfiction,
  • United States,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12),
  • USA,
  • Prisons,
  • Social Science - General,
  • Alternatives to imprisonment,
  • Criminals,
  • Imprisonment

Book details:

Edition Notes

paperback edition

SeriesOpposing Viewpoints Series
The Physical Object
FormatBoard book
Number of Pages202
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7897758M
ISBN 100737707879
ISBN 109780737707878
OCLC/WorldCa46456327

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