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True Notebooks: A Writer's Year at Juvenile Hall

Vintage (Aug 31, 2004)
Paperback – 352 pages
ISBN: 0375727612 / 9780375727610
In 1997 Mark Salzman, bestselling author Iron and Silk and Lying Awake, paid a reluctant visit to a writing class at L.A.’s Central Juvenile Hall, a lockup for violent teenage offenders, many of them charged with murder. What he found so moved and astonished him that he began to teach there regul...