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    DescriptionFor several years, Wally Lamb, the author of two of the most beloved novels of our time, has run a writing workshop at the York Correctional Institution, Connecticut's only maximum-security prison for women. Writing, Lamb discovered, was a way for these women to face their fears and failures and begin to imagine better lives. Couldn't Keep It to Myself, a collection of their essays, was published in 2003 to great critical acclaim. With I'll Fly Away, Lamb offers readers a new volume of intimate pieces from the York workshop. Startling, heartbreaking, and inspiring, these stories are as varied as the individuals who wrote them, but each illuminates an important core truth: that a life can be altered through self-awareness and the power of the written word.


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    Title
    I'll Fly Away
    Subtitle
    Further Testimonies from the Women of York Prison
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Wally Lamb
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 258
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 213 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780061626395
    ISBN 10: 0061626392
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.7
    BIC E4L: SOC
    BIC subject category V2: DNF
    B&T Book Type: FI
    BIC subject category V2: JFSJ1, JKVP
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC classification: PN
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP090
    Ingram Theme: SEXL/FEMINE
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 94
    B&T General Subject: 500
    Ingram Theme: CULT/NENGLD
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    Abridged Dewey: 808
    Ingram Subject Code: GS
    Libri: I-GS
    BISAC V2.8: LCO010000
    Ingram Theme: GEOG/CONNEC
    BISAC V2.8: SOC030000
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Approval Code: A26454500
    BISAC V2.8: LCO000000
    B&T Approval Code: C39600000
    DC21: 810.80928
    DC22: 810.80928
    BISAC V2.8: SOC028000
    BISAC region code: 4.0.1.1.1.0.0
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    HarperCollins
    Publication date
    01 December 2008
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Review quote
    "Accomplished...Each story, no matter how grim or gritty, shows polish."--Kirkus Reviews