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Author Burton, Susan.
Title Becoming Ms. Burton : from prison to recovery to leading the fight for incarcerated women / Susan Burton and Cari Lynn ; with a foreword by Michelle Alexander.
Publication Info. New York ; London : New Press, 2017.
Open Library Cover
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Description xxiii, 304 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-304).
Contents Foreword / Michelle Alexander -- Part I: Sue -- Now what? -- Land of opportunity -- Daddy's girl -- Hit the road -- The sacrifice -- Things you don't talk about -- The life -- From the skillet to the frying pan -- No justice, no peace -- A new drug -- Incarceration nation -- Collateral damage -- The revolving door -- The vicious cycle -- Hurt people -- A tale of two systems -- A way out -- Finding purpose -- Part II: Ms. Burton -- A new way of life -- The wall of no -- Who's profiting from our pain? -- Women and prison -- A kindred spirit -- Taking food off the table -- Broke leg house -- From trash to treasure -- All of us or none -- Treating the symptoms and the disease -- The meaning of life -- The women from Orange County -- Being beholden -- Living an impossible life -- The house that discrimination built -- Women organizing for justice and opportunity -- What would Ms. Sybil Brand think? -- Without representation -- Prop 47 -- The movement -- The arc bends toward justice.
Subject Burton, Susan.
Women ex-convicts -- United States -- Biography.
Women prisoners -- United States -- Biography.
African American women social reformers -- United States -- Biography.
Abused women -- United States -- Biography.
Women drug addicts -- United States -- Biography.
Added Author Lynn, Cari.
Alexander, Michelle, author of foreword.
Added Title From prison to recovery to leading the fight for incarcerated women
Becoming Miss Burton
ISBN 9781620972120 (hardcover)
1620972123 (hardcover)