The Resource Escape from Alcatraz, J. Campbell Bruce

Escape from Alcatraz, J. Campbell Bruce

Label
Escape from Alcatraz
Title
Escape from Alcatraz
Statement of responsibility
J. Campbell Bruce
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In 1963, just weeks before the original publication of this book, the last prisoner was escorted off Devil's Island and Alcatraz ceased to be a prison. Author J. Campbell Bruce chronicles in spellbinding detail the Rock's transition from a Spanish fort to the maximum-security penitentiary that housed such infamous inmates as Robert Stroud, aka the Birdman of Alcatraz, and mobster Al "Scarface" Capone. The chapters describing the daring escape attempts by Frank Morris and two accomplices from this "inescapable" prison became the basis for the 1979 Clint Eastwood movie. Discover the intriguing and absorbing saga of Alcatraz, whose name is still synonymous with punitive isolation and deprivation, where America's most violent and notorious prisoners resided in tortuous proximity to one of the world's favorite cities"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
CaOAUW
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1906-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bruce, J. Campbell
Dewey number
365/.979461
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States Penitentiary, Alcatraz Island, California
  • Escapes
  • Prisoners
  • Prisons
  • Criminals
Target audience
adult
Label
Escape from Alcatraz, J. Campbell Bruce
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : McGraw-Hill, 1963
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
228 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781580086783
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 446589
  • (HPL)296219
  • 446589
Label
Escape from Alcatraz, J. Campbell Bruce
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : McGraw-Hill, 1963
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
228 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781580086783
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 446589
  • (HPL)296219
  • 446589

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