In the Sanctuary of Outcasts A Memoir Author:Neil White Neil White, a journalist and magazine publisher, wanted the best for those he loved -- nice cars, beautiful homes, luxurious clothes. He loaned money to family and friends, gave generously to his church and invested in his community -- but his bank account couldn't keep up. Soon White began moving money from one account to another to avoid b... more »ouncing checks. His world fell apart when the FBI discovered his scheme and a judge sentenced him to serve 18 months in a federal prison. But it was no ordinary prison. The beautiful isolated colony in Carville, Louisiana, was also home to the last people in the continental United States disfigured by leprosy.
Funny and poignant, In the Sanctuary of Outcasts is an uplifting memoir that reminds us all what matters most.« less