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Orange Is the New Black

My Year in a Women's Prison

Orange Is the New Black( )
Based on a novel by: Kerman, Piper
ISBN:978-1-5001-7746-1
Publication Date:Jun 2014
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $13.99
Book Description:

NOW A NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES * #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER With a career, a boyfriend, and a loving family, Piper Kerman barely resembles the reckless young woman who delivered a suitcase of drug money ten years before. But that past has caught up with her. Convicted and sentenced to fifteen months at the infamous federal correctional facility in Danbury, Connecticut, the well-heeled Smith College alumna is now inmate #11187-424-one of the millions of people who disappear "down the...
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Book Details
Pages:400
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Penology
Social Science / Criminology
Biography & Autobiography / Women
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.91 Inches
Book Weight:1.49 Pounds
Author Biography
(Based on a novel by)
Piper Kerman was born in Boston on September 28, 1969 and graduated from Smith College in 1992. Despite the advantages of her education and successful family background, she became involved in money laundering and drug trafficking, and would eventually serve 13 months of a 15-month sentence in the Federal Correctional Institution in Danbury, Connecticut.

Kerman's memoir about her time in prison, entitled Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Woman's Prison, was published in 2010. The book was adapted by Jenji Kohan into an Emmy and Peabody award-winning series on Netflix. She currently serves on the board of the Women's Prison Association and is a vocal advocate for Justice Reform.

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