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Author: John Resko
They slit his trousers. They clipped his hair. The rolled in the black-draped altar. They got John Resko ready to take his last walk-to the electric chair. — Then, the telephone rang... — John Resko's REPREIVE is not for the squeamish, in bald, uncompromising convcts' language, he tells the story of his 19 years behind bars, while he slowly wor...  more »
ISBN: 298061
Publication Date: 7/1958
Pages: 225
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Publisher: Bantam Books
Book Type: Paperback
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For a nonfiction book, it read like a novel. I picked it up on the clearance rack at the bookstore, glad I did. It is a true store of John Resko who spent 19 years in prison during WWII. It shows how prision used to be and what you used to have to do in order to survive. Great story. I highly recommend it for a quick read.