Gates of Dannemora. John Louis Bonn.

Gates of Dannemora

Garden City: Doubleday, 1951.

Illustrated by Whitney Bender dj art. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Good in Good dust jacket. Item #12804

Cloth dampstained, well toned, otherwise light wear; Dust Jacket dampstained, well rubbed, taped spine head tear, rear flap nearly detached, tears and chips, wear. Solid hardcover. ; Clinton Prison at Dannemore "called the "Siberia of America" for unruly convicts and incorrigibles. Outside of the death sentence, a term within its gray walls in considered the severest punishment which may be inflicted within the state's penal system. ... Almost single-handedly combating the grim prison atmosphere, Father Ambrose Hyland, Catholic chaplain at Clinton Prison has spent the last fifteen years attempting, under formidable oddes, to rehabilitate these desperate men."" ; 276 pages.

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