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Author Hornblum, Allen M.

Title Sentenced to science : one black man's story of imprisonment in America / Allen M. Hornblum.

Imprint University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  615.50724 H783s 2007    ---  Available
Description xiv, 207 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]-204) and index.
Contents "My back is on fire" -- "The jungle" -- "Bubble-eyed Butch" -- "Don't serve time; let time serve you" -- "He's got a body like Marilyn Monroe" -- "They called me outer limits" -- "Fruit up" -- "He still has the cork in his ass!" -- "Those doctors ain't interested in you" -- "I tried my best" -- "I was in some deep shit now" -- "My spiritual awakening" -- "It was a jihad" -- "Feeling death blow past my face" -- "A righteous life" -- "Trying to get a little justice."
Subject Human experimentation in medicine -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Anthony, Edward, 1943-
Prisoners -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Anecdotes.
Holmesburg Prison.
Anthony, Edward, 1943-
Holmesburg Prison.
Human Experimentation -- Philadelphia -- Personal Narratives.
African Americans -- Philadelphia -- Personal Narratives.
Prisoners -- Philadelphia -- Personal Narratives.
Prisons -- Philadelphia.
ISBN 0271033363 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780271033365 (cloth : alk. paper)
Standard No. NLM 101305493

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