JAILBIRDS

Lessons from a Women's Prison

Mim Skinner

(author)

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Gripping and inspirational stories from one of Britain's most notorious prisons
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Step inside one of Britain's most notorious prisons...


During her time as a prison teacher Mim Skinner met every type of criminal. But her job was not to judge them, it was to teach.

In this compelling, inspirational memoir Mim takes you behind the bars. From drugs and violence to pregnancy and heartbreak, Mim's classroom saw it all. With high drama but also candid humour Jailbirds is full of eye-opening stories of those without a voice, revealing the human side of our country's most controversial institution.


'Shocking, poignant and darkly funny' Woman & Home
'Full of nitty-gritty details of life inside' The Guardian
'Humbling, hopeful and wryly hilarious' The Herald
'Very real and powerful account' Kate Paradine, CEO of Women in Prison
'A humane, sometimes humorous, and always perceptive account of prison life' Ken Loach
'Very funny and important' Pandora Sykes, co-host The High Low Show

AS SEEN ON BBC BREAKFAST
A STYLIST NON-FICTION BOOK OF YEAR 2020

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Book publisherOrion Publishing Co
Publication date30 May 2019
FormatHardback
Pages304
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