Journey to the Island
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A photo essay and account of the evolution of Alcatraz Island in San Francisco from its origins through its era as a military fort, military prison and federal penitentiary through its transition to a popular National Park with over 1 million visitors a year.
Fabled for its notorious prisoners and fourteen different escape attempts, it has been used to tell the stories of crime and intrigue for decades. Al Capone said, "Alcatraz has got me licked."
Outstanding e-Book that covers Alcatraz extensively!
Having been there, I can tell you first-hand that this is the next best thing to actually taking the tour.
I found a few typos and small errors that I hope will be corrected at some point in the future (i.e. Chapter 10: "When eh got to Alcatraz" instead of "he" and p.44 "...involved in." Involved in what?, etc.). But overall, very nicely written and well done! Thank you Mark. I've recommended this book to numerous people. I thoroughly enjoyed it!