By: Monahan, Florence
New York, Ives Washburn, Inc.: (c.1941)
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 17927
Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dj
(price-clipped) [light shelfwear, very slight bumping at a couple of corners; jacket moderately worn at edges and extremities, and the bottom one-third of the spine has gotten scrunched, with resulting wrinkling and chipping at base of spine]. (B&W photo frontispiece) "The leading woman penologist of our country presents the absorbing story of her life among the women who have failed society and themselves." Ms. Monahan (the stern yet somehow motherly type, at least judging from her frontispiece portrait photo) had headed up a number of penal institutions, including the California St... View More...