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First, this book is well written and is a page turner.
"Crazy in America: The hidden tragedy of our criminalized mentally ill" gives us the story of six individuals whose stories transcend throughout our prison system.
The stories are so tragic and you can't help but feel bad for the situations they have had to go through.
author is annoying. too defensive of the victims' drug use, in my opinion. however, the stories will change your perspective.Published 8 months ago by kaitlyn
So far, so good. Yes it is and I trust it will continue to be a goo summer read for me.Published 12 months ago by R. S. Stehouwer
I just came across this book and am giving it a review even before I read it. Here's why: Mary Beth Pfeiffer brings to the surface one of the largest atrocities of the last three... Read morePublished 16 months ago by M. Leach
True journalism informs and educates. This well researched book does both.
A must read for all who are concerned about an America gone mad
and the industrial prison... Read more
The stories told were intriguing and heart felt. Very good statisics. The only draw back I found was a choppy feel to the way the aurthor wrote within the stories. Read morePublished on February 21, 2010 by Lucille Ramos
First, this book is well written and is a page turner. Second, conservative or not if this book doesn't make you re-think your faith, you could be six feet under and not know it. Read morePublished on July 3, 2009 by Rarely inspired
Mary Beth Pfeiffer has provided a very realistic and shocking look at the extent to which the US utilizes prisons has an alternative to treatment for people with serious mental... Read morePublished on January 12, 2009 by Marvin Ross
I nearly didn't purchase this book. I bought it only because it came with another book ('Street Crazy' by Stephen Seager) which I had to read for a Psychiatric Technician Program... Read morePublished on January 31, 2008 by Denise Martin