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In the Belly of the Beast
Letters From Prison
Written by Jack Henry Abbott

Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 2, 1991
Price: $15.00

While writing The Executioner's Song, Norman Mailer received a letter from Jack Henry Abbott, a convict, in which Abbott offered to educate him in the realities of life in a maximum security prison. This book organizes Abbott's classic letters to Mailer, which evoke his infernal vision of the prison nightmare.

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