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Orange Is the New Black - Piper Kerman
Orange Is the New Black
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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
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780349139869 (0349139865)
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 344
Edition language: English
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Mel's Book Blog
Mel's Book Blog rated it
3.0 Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison
I would give this book 3 1/2 stars. It is a stream of consciousness treatise on the federal prison system in the US. It is a fascinating reading experience which portrays very pointedly that our prison system as a whole is expensive and very ineffectual, locking many people up for all the wrong rea...
Mel's Book Blog
Mel's Book Blog rated it
3.0 Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison
I would give this book 3 1/2 stars. It is a stream of consciousness treatise on the federal prison system in the US. It is a fascinating reading experience which portrays very pointedly that our prison system as a whole is expensive and very ineffectual, locking many people up for all the wrong rea...
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.
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