"Stone City: Life In The Penitentiary" jolts us from page one into a life and world filled with dire consequences. Steven Jenning's painfully raw initiation into a violent upbringing at age six leads him down a path of alcoholism, hatred, raging anger, and self-destruction.
Imprisoned at age 20 with a 43 year sentence, Steven fights against himself, a flawed system, and anyone who got in his way. He comes face to face with some of the most hardened and deadly criminals in the country. Holding his own and gaining a reputation, Steven was respected and feared. After years of fighting, struggle and inner turmoil, Steven is forced to confront his own demons. Fueled by the love & support of his family, he strives to shed his "prison image" by finding the courage to learn and grow from his past experiences & present reflection.
From the darkness of a prison cell, Steven's potent & candid writing style truly shows light to the journey he's on. "Stone City" gives readers a rare and sometimes shocking glimpse inside prison walls, exposing the dark secrets & horrors locked within this hidden society. Violence, drugs, money, revenge, love, redemption...this book has it ALL.
Steven remains in prison, yet he is finally free from the ghosts of his past. Join him on his quest through self-destruction and self-discovery. "Stone City" brings hope, inspiration, and healing; even if our bars are self-imposed. You will want to keep turning the page to see the amazing man whom he's become today.
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About the Author
Steven Jennings, author and inmate, was born in Oxnard, CA in 1973. From the confines of a prison cell, his potent & candid writing style truly shows light to the journey that he's on. He has learned many things about prison--and about himself. Steven offers a personal, raw, uncensored depiction of the often stereotyped and misunderstood prison culture. His books give a rare and shocking glimpse inside prison walls. Steven's first accomplishment as a writer is "Stone City: Life In The Penitentiary". "See me for who I am, not where I am"