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Orange Is the New Black: My Time in a Women's Prison - Piper Kerman
Orange Is the New Black: My Time in a Women's Prison
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A new original series from Netflix 'Not just a tale of prisons, drugs, crime, or justice; it is, simply put, a beautifully told story about how incredible women can be' Elizabeth Gilbert, bestselling author of Eat, Pray, Love With her career, live-in boyfriend and loving family, Piper Kerman... show more
A new original series from Netflix 'Not just a tale of prisons, drugs, crime, or justice; it is, simply put, a beautifully told story about how incredible women can be' Elizabeth Gilbert, bestselling author of Eat, Pray, Love With her career, live-in boyfriend and loving family, Piper Kerman barely resembles the rebellious young woman who got mixed up with drug runners and delivered a suitcase of drug money to Europe over a decade ago. But when she least expects it, her reckless past catches up with her; convicted and sentenced to fifteen months at an infamous women's prison in Connecticut, Piper becomes inmate #11187-424. From her first strip search to her final release, she learns to navigate this strange world with its arbitrary rules and codes, its unpredictable, even dangerous relationships. She meets women from all walks of life, who surprise her with tokens of generosity, hard truths and simple acts of acceptance. Now an original comedy-drama series from Netflix, Piper's story is a fascinating, heartbreaking and often hilarious insight into life on the inside. Orange Is the New Black Series Artwork (c) 2013 Lions Gate Television Inc. and Netflix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B00DHHFKE4
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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Lydia's Page
Lydia's Page rated it
3.5
I liked this book so much more than I expected I would! I've watched the Netflix series, in which Piper is an unbearable brat. But the Piper who eloquently relates her memoir doesn't afford herself any coddling, is straightforward in accepting her responsibility, and uses her story to reflect on her...
Mirkat Always Reading
Mirkat Always Reading rated it
4.0 Memoirs Are the New Black
I listened to the audiobook after having watched the first season of the show on DVD. (I don't have cable, so I binge-watch DVDs from the library and am always at least one season behind everyone else. No spoilers, please!) Having enjoyed season one of the show, I thoroughly enjoyed the memoir t...
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it
3.0 Orange Is the New Black
I thought this was pretty interesting and educational as to what the system is really like. I'm interesting in watching the show now.
Reader! Reader!
Reader! Reader! rated it
3.0 Orange is the New Black (audiobook)
My first ever audiobook! That I have finished, anyway. I have tried audiobooks many times over the years. The first one I tried was The Awakening on cassette tapes—yes, I have been trying this out for decades. This one, though, stuck. Even if it did take me 2 months to get through. That's 2 renewa...
Lindsay's Book Log
Lindsay's Book Log rated it
4.5
I liked this book a lot. Piper is totally aware of her privilege though out her telling of this story and it was refreshing to hear her talk about the other prisoners like people and draw parallels to other things. My one issue have is that I wanted more. The book only details Piper's time in the p...
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