Nonfiction | March 01, 2010

This essay was a first place winner in the 2010 Editors’ Prize.

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If you we re to remove the roof tops from these prisons, you would uncover a world of dramatic intensities, a world of cruelty and faith and madness and perversion and boredom and humor and tragedy and despair. But it is a world almost entirely ignored by the broader taxpaying public….

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