2 edition of We who are about to die found in the catalog.
We who are about to die
Prison life in the state penitentiary at San Quentin, California.
|Other titles||Prison as seen by a condemned man.|
|Statement||by David Lamson.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, p., 2 l., 3-338 p.|
|Number of Pages||338|
|LC Control Number||35027344|
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Commentary What makes this book such compelling reading is that Nuland brings to this subject all of the depth and breadth of his background AND his deep concern for the human condition. Biography Early life. Jan Baalsrud was born in Kristiania (now Oslo), Norway and moved to Kolbotn in the early s, where he lived until the s.
He graduated as a cartographical instrument-maker in World War II. During the German invasion of Norway inBaalsrud fought in : Fenrik.