My Book Review of An American in the Gulag

Book Author:  Alexander Dolgun Book Title:  Alexander Dolgun’s Story:  An American in the Gulag Date Read:  June 27, 2009 Book Publisher:  Valentine Books (1974) Nonfiction/ 503 pages American Gulag was the 10th book I read in 2009: Reason I read An American in the Gulag: I have been a fan of Russian literature for several […]

Mentors Guided Me Through Prison

The negative influences that exist within the prison system are well documented. In the Second Chance Act, Congress published findings showing that seven of every 10 prisoners recidivate upon release. My thoughts have always been that the three prisoners of every 10 who succeed upon release adjust to prison differently from the seven who fail. […]