People in U.S prisons are routinely subjected to physical, sexual, and mental abuse While this has been documented in male prisons, women in prison often suffer in relative anonymity Women Inside addresses this critical social justice issue, empowering incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women to share the stories that have previously been silenced Among the narrators Irma Rodriguez, in prison on drug charges While in prison in 1990, Irma was diagnosed HIV positive, but after a decade and a half of aggressive and toxic treatment, Irma learned that she never had HIV Sheri Dwight, a domestic violence survivor who was sent to prison for attempting to kill her batterer While in prison, she underwent surgery for abdominal pain and learned than four years later that she had been sterilized without her consent. Free Read Kindle ePUB Inside This Place, Not of It: Narratives from Women's Prisons by Ayelet Waldman – heartforum.co.uk
Ayelet Waldman is the author of A Really Good Day How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage, and My Life, Love and Treasure, Red Hook Road and The New York Times bestseller Bad Mother A Chronicle of Maternal Crimes, Minor Calamities and Occasional Moments of Grace Her novel Love and Other Impossible Pursuits was made into a film starring Natalie Portman Her personal essays and profiles of such public figures as Hillary Clinton have been published in a wide variety of newspapers and magazines, including The New York Times, Vogue, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal Her radio commentaries have appeared on All Things Considered and The California Report You can follow Ayelet on Facebook and Twitter Love and Treasure is available for purchase here.
- 300 pages
- Inside This Place, Not of It: Narratives from Women's Prisons
- Ayelet Waldman
- 14 February 2018 Ayelet Waldman