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Stern, Scott W.

Summary: In 1918, shortly after her eighteenth birthday, Nina McCall was told to report to the local health officer to be examined for sexually transmitted infections. Confused and humiliated, Nina did as she was told, and the health officer performed a hasty (and invasive) examination and quickly diagnosed her with gonorrhea. Insisting she could not possibly have an STI, Nina was coerced into...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.74 STE

Summary: The women of Wentworth Prison face a high-stakes power struggle as the hit Australian drama returns. In Season Three, Bea Smith receives a life sentence without parole and assumes the mantle of top dog, asserting her dominance over the other inmates, including Franky Doyle, who finds herself more vulnerable than ever before.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV WEN

Summary: When Bea Smith arrives at Wentworth Prison, arrested for the attempted murder of her abusive husband, she is thrown head-first into a hostile and unforgiving environment with rules of its own. Bea tries to stay out of trouble, but quickly becomes caught up in a brutal rivalry between celebrity inmate Franky and former mob boss Jacs. Wentworth proves to be a dangerous place for the officers as...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn 2016

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV WEN

Summary: A new regime has arrived at Litchfield and with it comes new business interests, spiritual movements, and parental problems that turn life behind bars upside down and ignite power struggles among Litchfield's residents and guards.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: New faces and old resentments make for a potentially volatile blend, especially now that Litchfield is a for-profit business.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ORA

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Summary: Picking up one week after the emergency response team stormed Litchfield Penitentiary, the ladies of Litch have been torn apart, literally and figuratively, as they enter a new facility. Now newbies starting at the bottom, they must navigate new rules and power dynamics while getting hazed by inmates and tortured by guards.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Rutkoski, Marie

Summary: War has begun. Arin is in the thick of it, with the East as his ally and the empire as his enemy. He's finally managed to dismiss the memory of Kestrel, even if he can't quite forget her. Kestrel turned into someone he could no longer recognize: someone who cared more for the empire than for the lives of innocent people-and certainly more than she cared for him. At least, that's what he thinks....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC RUT

Kelly, Martha Hall.

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Summary: An arresting, powerful debut novel inspired by the life of debutante turned unlikely WWII hero Caroline Ferriday. Kasia Kuzmerick, a Polish Catholic teenager, is nervously anticipating the changes that are sure to come since Germany has declared war on Poland. As tensions rise abroad - and in her personal life - Caroline's interest in aiding the war effort grows and she eventually comes to hear...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2016

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Summary: Drastic changes are in store for the women at Wentworth Prison as the hit Australian drama returns. In Season Two, Bea languishes in solitary, plotting revenge for her daughter's murder, while Franky runs the prison unopposed. But the arrival of sadistic new governor Joan Ferguson threatens Franky's top-dog status. With Franky's contraband operation in her crosshairs, Ferguson attempts to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn 2017

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV WEN

DeConnick, Kelly Sue

Summary: In a future just a few years down the road in the wrong direction, a woman's failure to comply with her patriarchal overlords will result in exile to the meanest penal planet in the galaxy. When the newest crop of fresh femmes arrive, can they work together to stay alive or will hidden agendas, crooked guards, and the deadliest sport on (or off!) Earth take them to their maker?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Turtleback Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 DEC

Humes, Edward

Summary: "On an April night in 1989, three small children perished in a Los Angeles apartment fire. Their young mother, Jo Ann Parks, escaped unharmed. Based on forensic evidence, Parks was later convicted, sentenced to life in prison without parole. Now a young lawyer with the California Innocence Project is challenging the conviction and the so-called "science" behind it"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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Summary: "In the spring of 1789, a ship left port in London bound for the Botany Bay penal colony in Australia. The ship carried precious cargo - women, sent to keep the desperate male colonists from engaging in what their governor called 'gross irregularities.' But these women were hardly quiet homemakers - they were a hardy raucous lot rounded up from London's notorious Newgate prison and other jails...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2005

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV VOY

Summary: Follows Brooklynite Piper Chapman, whose wild past comes back to haunt her and results in her arrest and detention in a federal penitentiary. To pay her debt to society, Piper trades her comfortable New York life for an orange prison jumpsuit and finds unexpected conflict and camaraderie amidst an eccentric group of inmates.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ORA

Carey, M. R.

Summary: Confronting the possibility that she might be forced to spend the rest of her life in a maximum security prison on the edge of the Yorkshire Moors, Jess Moulson discovers that the prison is haunted by the ghost of a little boy who imparts a chilling message.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orbit 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

Grigsby, Sean

Summary: A floating prison is home to Earth's unwanted people, where they are forgotten ... but not yet dead, in this wild science fiction adventureDeep space penal colony Oubliette, population: scum. Lena "Horror" Horowitz leads the Daughters of Forgotten Light, one of three vicious gangs fighting for survival on Oubliette. Their fragile truce is shaken when a new shipment arrives from Earth carrying a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GRI

Carey, M. R.

Summary: On a heroin bender, Jess Moulson set fire to her apartment complex. A ten-year-old boy died in the fire. Sentenced to spend the rest of her life in Fellside, a maximum security prison on the edge of the Yorkshire, Jess is haunted by the ghost of the boy she killed, as well as all the mistakes she has made in her life. When Jess decides not to run drugs for a fellow prisoner is she on the road...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orbit 2017

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

Helm, Sarah.

Summary: Traces the sobering history of World War II's largest female concentration camp, revealing the torturous experiences and deaths of thousands of women prisoners of more than twenty nationalities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 HEL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 HEL

Summary: In 2003 author Wally Lamb published a collection of essays by the students in his writing workshop at the maximum-security York Correctional Institution, Connecticut's only prison for women. Writing, Lamb discovered, was a way for these women to confront painful memories, face their fears and their failures, and begin to imagine better lives. One critic described the book as "gut-tearing tales...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.8 I'LL

Contents: I. When I was a child : Florida memories / Bonnie Jean Foreshaw -- Kidnapped / Robin Ledbetter -- Shhh, don't tell / Deborah Ranger -- In the mood / "Savannah" -- Tinker bell / Brendalis Medina -- One Saturday morning / Chasity C. West -- II. Gifts my family gave me : The captain / Kathleen Wyatt -- A brother's gift / Jennifer Rich -- The rainbow ring / Carmen Ramos -- Pictures of a daughter,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harperluxe 2007

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 810.8 ILL

Tobien, Karl

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Waterbrook Press 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Werner

Moorehead, Caroline.

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Summary: Caroline Moorehead draws on interviews with these women and their families. German, French, and Polish archives, and World War II resistance organization documents to uncover a dark chapter of history that offers an inspiring portrait of ordinary people, of bravery and survival, and of the remarkable, enduring power of female friendship.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.53 MOO

Wolters, Cleary.

Summary: "The real-life Alex Vause from the critically acclaimed, top-rated Netflix show Orange Is the New Black tells her story in her own words for the first time--a powerful, surprising memoir about crime and punishment, friendship and marriage, and a life caught in the ruinous drug trade and beyond. Fans nationwide have fallen in love with Orange Is the New Black, the critically acclaimed and wildly...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WOLTERS, CLEARY WOL

Cornwell, Patricia Daniels.

Summary: "Determined to find out what happened to her former deputy chief, Jack Fielding, murdered six months earlier, Kay Scarpetta travels to the Georgia Prison for Women, where an inmate has information not only on Fielding, but also on a string of grisly killings. The murder of an Atlanta family years ago, a young woman on death row, and the inexplicable deaths of homeless people as far away as...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

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Kerman, Piper.

Summary: "With a career, a boyfriend, and a loving family, Piper Kerman barely resembles the reckless young woman who delivered a suitcase of drug money ten years ago. But that past has caught up with her. Convicted and sentenced to fifteen months at the infamous federal correctional facility in Danbury, Connecticut, the well-heeled Smith College alumna is now inmate #11187-424-- one of the millions of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 365.43 KER