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Inhaltsangabe: During his eighteen-plus years in prison, five of which were spent at U.S.P. Alcatraz in the middle of San Francisco Bay, Morton Sobell learned well the price of "doing time."
In 1951, during the dark days of McCarthyism and the Red Scare, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg and Morton Sobell were convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage. Sobell was sentenced to thirty years in prison. The Rosenbergs were sentenced to death and were later executed. The trial remains one of America's most controversial.
This is the story of what led up to the trial, to the conduct of the trial--including an account of justice subverted to political ends--and of one man's odyssey through Depression-era radicalism and the hard world of the United States prison system.
It is also the story of an intelligent man determined not to be broken, determined to achieve vindication.
As part of that effort, after he was released, the author obtained hundreds of previously classified FBI documents that graphically demonstrate the goverment's motives and methods during the Rosenberg-Sobell trial, and beyond. The most relevant of these documents are included on a CD (which comes with the book), giving the reader a rare opportunity to compare the author's original suppositions and his adversary's documentation of its strategy.
Vom Verlag: This is a reissue and update of the book originally published in 1974 by Charles Scribner's Sons. It includes photographs of Alcatraz not in the original volume as well as a hybrid (Windows/Mac/Linux) CD-ROM containing hundreds of FBI documents related to the investigation and monitoring of Morton Sobell, obtained by the author through the Freedom of Information Act.
Buchbeschreibung Charles Scriber's Sons, NY, 1974. Hard Cover. Buchzustand: Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Good. Has DJ. Buchnummer des Verkäufers FG 3162-9
Buchbeschreibung Scribner. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Fair. Buchnummer des Verkäufers G0684139383I5N00
Buchbeschreibung Scribner. Hardcover. Buchzustand: GOOD. Gently used may contain ex-library markings, possibly has some minor highlighting, textual notations, and or underlining. Text is still easily readable. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 2717390448
Buchbeschreibung Scribner. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Fair. 0684139383 Ships promptly from Texas. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GMF1766AHGG020717H0809
Buchbeschreibung Scribner. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Fair. 0684139383 Ships promptly from Texas. Buchnummer des Verkäufers HGT3502.1DPCG030117H0881A
Buchbeschreibung Scribner. Buchzustand: Very Good. slight rips on the dust jacket A bright, square, and overall a nice copy All orders guaranteed and ship within 24 hours. Before placing your order for please contact us for confirmation on the book's binding. Check out our other listings to add to your order for discounted shipping. Buchnummer des Verkäufers WAL-G-0g-000144
Buchbeschreibung Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1974. Hard Cover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Fair. Illustrated B&W Photographs (illustrator). Later Edition. Pages are clean, tight and bright. Dust jacket has multiple edge tears, with a 1/4" piece missing along the top portion of the spine. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 4003193
Buchbeschreibung Scribner, 1974. Unknown Binding. Buchzustand: Good. Good, some wear to dust jacket and spine. Buchnummer des Verkäufers mon0000012681
Buchbeschreibung Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1974. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Good. Light wear and yellowing. ; 9 X 5.90 X 1.70 inches. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 260101
Buchbeschreibung Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1974. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good. No wear to the binding. Pages are tight and clean with no marks. Minor spotting to the top of the text block. No name of previous owner. The priced ($10.95) dust jacket shows light edge wear, no sun fading. Buchnummer des Verkäufers MP15-33A