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We who are about to die

David Lamson

We who are about to die

prison as seen by a condemned man

by David Lamson

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Published by C. Scribner"s, C. Scribner"s Sons in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • California State Prison at San Quentin.,
  • Death row -- California -- San Quentin.,
  • Death row inmates -- California -- San Quentin.,
  • Judicial error -- California.

  • Edition Notes

    Prison life in the state penitentiary at San Quentin, California.

    Other titlesPrison as seen by a condemned man.
    Statementby David Lamson.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, p., 2 l., 3-338 p.
    Number of Pages338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23049413M
    LC Control Number35027344


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