Orange Is the New Black
Orange is the New Black 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... show more
Orange is the New Black 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-... Full description
Publish date: July 18th 2013
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 344
Edition language: English
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...
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...
I thought this was pretty interesting and educational as to what the system is really like. I'm interesting in watching the show now.
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...
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...