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    DescriptionIn 1892, Alexander Berkman, Russian emigre, anarchist, and lover of Emma Goldman, attempted to assassinate industrialist Henry Clay Frick. The act was intended both as retribution for the massacre of workers in the Homestead strike and as an incitement to revolution. Captured and sentenced to serve a prison term of twenty-two years, Berkman struggled to make sense of the shadowy and brutalized world of the prison-one that hardly conformed to revolutionary expectation.


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    Title
    Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Alexander Berkman, Introduction by John William Ward
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 500
    Width: 127 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 544 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780940322349
    ISBN 10: 094032234X
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    Publisher
    The New York Review of Books, Inc
    Imprint name
    The New York Review of Books, Inc
    Publication date
    30 September 1999
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Alexander Berkman was born of a prosperous Jewish family in Russia in 1870 and emigrated to America as a young man. Deported for political reasons from the U.S. in 1919, he went to the Soviet Union, from which he was in turn expelled. "Expelled again and again," he once wrote. "Must get off the earth, but am still here."