May Day Book Archives: The Prison Dictionary

Now available in digital form is 2015’s free May Day book, The Prison Dictionary. It was written by people incarcerated at ERDCC in Bonne Terre, Missouri. From the Introduction:

The question remains: Why a “prison dictionary”? Put simply, we feel that the uncommon grouping of people of various ages, ethnicities, and backgrounds within the prison has created a unique and colorful linguistic culture worthy of being recorded.

Download the book here.

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