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Hunt, Marsha, ed. (1999) The junk yard: voices from an Irish prison. Edinburgh: Mainstream .

This collection of prisoners' writings dramatically illustrates the overlap between heroin use, crime, and courage in the face of overwhelming adversity. The stories in this book are painful reminders of how our society has failed to protect the vulnerable.

Item Type:Book
Call No:MO4.12.2.2, FR, VH4.2
Pages:176 p.
Place of Publication:Edinburgh
Keywords:AOD misuse, heroin, addiction, AOD abuse, life circumstances, life event, AOD abuser, intravenous drug user, Prisoner, Ireland
Accession Number:HRB 1728 (Available), HRB 1065 (Available)
Subjects:MM-MO Crime and law > Justice system > Correctional system and facility > Prison
T Demographic characteristics > Offender
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland > Dublin
T Demographic characteristics > Prison Inmate (prisoner)
T Demographic characteristics > Intravenous / injecting drug user
T Demographic characteristics > Substance user

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