Couldn't Keep It to Myself

Couldn't Keep It to Myself

Testimonies From Our Imprisoned Sisters

Book - 2003
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Publisher: New York : ReganBooks, c2003
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780060534295
006053429X
Branch Call Number: 810.8092 Cou
Characteristics: xiii, 350 p. : ill

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campingmomma
Nov 13, 2014

I really enjoyed this collection of short stories by women incarcerated in York Correctional Institution, Connecticut. I'm shifting away from my norm when I usually review each individual short story. These were all so good, I would say the same thing for each of them. I'll be reading I'll Fly Away, the 2nd book to this collection of stories, written by different women in York. This book was published b/c one of the women's instructor's was none other than Wally Lamb of She's Come Undone fame. The women were even sued for the cost of their incarceration by YCI because of the earnings they made from this book. The stories were not about the women's crimes, but about what in their lives caused them to commit their crimes: sexual abuse, physical abuse, drugs and gangs, just to name a few reasons. The writing really was exceptional!

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emkenny78
Feb 24, 2014

Incredible book. It is impossible to put this book down, and unimaginable to read about what these women have been through. It really changes your perspective on things. I would recommend this to anyone.

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justslide
Oct 29, 2013

Couldn't put it down! An amazing collection of memoirs written by women from all different walks of life. These women managed to tear down their own walls and allowed their strength, hope and vulnerability shine through each of their heartbreaking stories that were shared.

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mombrarian
Aug 13, 2013

Unexpected gem. Short form memoir writing from incarcerated women who participated in a writing instruction program taught by Wally Lamb.

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