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Pen Pals
Pen Pals
Author: Olivia Goldsmith
Goldsmith's novels have been hailed by critics and authors alike-the New York Times said she "tells a credible and deeply satisfying tale. It should give pause to jerks everywhere." Newsweek compared her to Jane Austen dealing black jack, "you keep licking your fingers and reaching for the next page as if it were another potato c...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780525946441
ISBN-10: 0525946446
Publication Date: 2/1/2002
Pages: 368
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.

3.7 stars, based on 31 ratings
Publisher: Dutton Books
Book Type: Hardcover
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I never knew that even in prison women are denied services that are available to men. This was a real awakening for me. I had never given this much thought, but you don't hear anything about women's detention centers on the news. It is only the men's situations that are discussed. The fact that the main character never expected to go to prison and was promised a reprieve if she took the blame for her male boss made this all the more horrifying. A really good read.


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