Riot! The Incredibly True Story of How 1,000 Prisoners Took Over Attica Prison

Riot! The Incredibly True Story of How 1,000 Prisoners Took Over Attica Prison

by Fergus Mason
     
 

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On August 21, 1971, Black Panther leader, George Jackson, was shot dead while trying to escape from California's San Quentin Prison.

Thousands of miles away, inmates of Attica Prison in New York hear the news and believe the death was a racially charged murder.

On September 9, 1971, the unthinkable happens: prisoners riot and are able to completely

Overview

On August 21, 1971, Black Panther leader, George Jackson, was shot dead while trying to escape from California's San Quentin Prison.

Thousands of miles away, inmates of Attica Prison in New York hear the news and believe the death was a racially charged murder.

On September 9, 1971, the unthinkable happens: prisoners riot and are able to completely overtake the prison. This is the remarkably true story—in gripping, page-turning detail!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940016454863
Publisher:
Absolute Crime
Publication date:
07/02/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
535,750
File size:
229 KB

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