This fun and informative cookbook contains 80 recipes created "by inmates for inmates" to use in a County Jail or other facility where an inmate is restricted from using a microwave, hot plate or a stinger. All recipes can be made by simply using hot water. The recipes have easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions. All ingredients in the recipes are easily available from the Commissary or from provided meals. ***When ordering, please make sure to put the inmate's full name, booking number and name of facility to ensure delivery.***
For the first time, the broken pieces of my past have come together into an incredible masterpiece that will be life-transforming for all who experience it. In this groundbreaking book, you'll learn how to use three simple steps in every aspect of your life to overcome life’s most difficult barriers and achieving what many would regard as impossible. You'll begin to understand the hidden, untapped power that is within you, and this revelation can bring joy to every aspect of your life. Building a bridge between the teenager and the parent, also between the parent and the community. INMATE 1142980: “The Desiree Lee Story” explains how you can use this information from her personal experience to radically accelerate mentally, physically, and spiritually in your own lives. Join Desiree Lee on a journey that continues to inspire and transform lives worldwide! WHAT READERS ARE SAYING? Words of wisdom & enlightenment! Your strength and energy is phenomenal. You are so passionate & sincere about redirecting the minds of the nation. I applaud you with a standing ovation. Richard L. Simmons Raliegh, NC
This cookbook was made to introduce a new style of eating. The prison population in America is steadily rising. Because of that and the nationwide budget cuts, meals in prisons are getting cheaper. Think processed “mystery” meats and soy imitations. Think endless bins of overcooked squash... With a little creativity, inmates have developed a way to cook and eat food that reminds them of what they’re missing in society. The author was incarcerated for nine years and came across many really good recipes and developed others. They are compiled here for people in prison, and also those in the “free world” who are trying to feed themselves on a budget. The author believes that prison life varies from place to place and, like anywhere else in life, there is good and bad stuff going on. Cooking is definitely something good. It’s a great way to pass the time, feel better and bring people together. Recipes include: lunches, dinners, desserts, snacks and beverages.
A never before seen look inside America s prison system from an inmate s perspective. See the workouts that keep these guys in shape and ready for anything! Includes photos.
In her remarkable follow-up to The Right Words at the Right Time, Marlo Thomas once again taps into the human spirit, assembling a breathtaking collection of inspiring essays about the enduring power of words. From big cities to farm communities, from office cubicles to hospital wards, Thomas presents 101 new first-person stories that are at once universal and strikingly personal. You'll meet a "Plain Jane" from Seattle, whose world was rocked by a passing remark made by her favorite musician backstage at a concert. You'll hear from the bereaved fiancé of a 9/11 victim, who found hope in a note pinned to a teddy bear left by a schoolgirl. And your heart will break for a prison inmate, who recalls the one piece of advice he still wishes he took. In each case, words had made all the difference.As this astonishing anthology proves, the "right words" can be found anywhere -- the pages of a dusty, old songbook; the pulpit of a neighborhood church; the wreckage of Ground Zero; a hand-stitched sampler hanging on a wall; and a child's simple expression of love.The Right Words at the Right Time, Volume 2: Your Turn! is a collection to be read and read again -- a volume that will be cherished by both fans of the original book and anyone who has ever been touched by the startling and life-affirming magic of words.
Welcome to Hotel Kerobokan, or Hotel K, Bali's most notorious jail. Its walls touch paradise; sparkling oceans, surf beaches and palm trees on one side, while on the other it's a dark, bizarre and truly frightening underworld of sex, drugs, violence and squalor. Hotel K's filthy and disease ridden cells have been home to the infamous and the tragic: a Balinese King, Gordon Ramsay's brother, Muslim terror bombers, beautiful women tourists and surfers from across the globe. Petty thieves share cells with killers, rapists, and gangsters. Hardened drug traffickers sleep alongside unlucky tourists, who've seen their holiday turn from paradise to hell over one ecstasy pill. Hotel K is the shocking inside story of the jail and its inmates, revealing the wild 'sex nights' organised by corrupt guards for the prisoners who have cash to pay, the jail's ecstasy factory, the killings made to look like suicides, the days out at the beach, the escapes and the corruption that means anything is for sale - including a fully catered Italian jail wedding, or a luxury cell upgrade with a Bose sound system. The truth about the dark heart of Bali explodes off the page.
A new generation of urban bootleggers is distilling whiskey at home, and cocktail enthusiasts have embraced the nuances of brown liquors. Written by the founders of Kings County Distillery, New York City’s first distillery since Prohibition, this spirited illustrated book explores America’s age-old love affair with whiskey. It begins with chapters on whiskey’s history and culture from 1640 to today, when the DIY trend and the classic cocktail craze have conspired to make it the next big thing. For those thirsty for practical information, the book next provides a detailed, easy-to-follow guide to safe home distilling, complete with a list of supplies, step-by-step instructions, and helpful pictures, anecdotes, and tips. The final section focuses on the contemporary whiskey scene, featuring a list of microdistillers, cocktail and food recipes from the country’s hottest mixologists and chefs, and an opinionated guide to building your own whiskey collectionThis is a very nice Hardback copy.
April 16th. The year is 1963. Birmingham, Alabama has had a spring of non-violent protests known as the Birmingham Campaign, seeking to draw attention to the segregation against blacks by the city government and downtown retailers. The organizers longed to create a non-violent tension so severe that the powers that be would be forced to address the rampant racism head on. Recently arrested was Martin Luther King, Jr.. It is there in that jail cell that he writes this letter; on the margins of a newspaper he pens this defense of non-violence against segregation. His accusers, though many, in this case were not the white racist leaders or retailers he protested against, but 8 black men who saw him as ''other'' and as too extreme. To them and to the world he defended the notion that ''Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere''.
The Trailmaster says, "Take a Hike!" From Buenaventura to Ojai Valley to the Simi Hills, Hiking Expert John McKinney shares his favorite trails to the county's captivating and diverse terrain. Find Shangri-La in Ojai's foothills and backcountry with hikes to Piedra Blanca, Pine Mountain and The Punchbowl. Work-out on Nordhoff Peak, Simi Peak and Sulphur Mountain; chill-out at Sespe Creek, Matilija Creek and Rose Valley Falls. Enjoy easy-to-access nature hikes in Ventura's parklands, and the superb trail system crossing the Conejo Valley and Simi Hills. Complete with The Trailmaster's colorful stories, proven trail accounts and easy-to-follow maps. Contents: Arroyo Verde Park Grant Park Lake Casitas Ojai Meadows Preserve Ventura River Preserve Ojai Valley Gridley Canyon & Nordhoff Peak Horn Canyon Sulphur Mountain Santa Paula Canyon North Fork Matilija Creek Wheeler Gorge Rose Valley Falls Piedra Blanca Middle Sespe Creek Pine Mountain Los Robles Trail System Conejo Valley Botanic Garden Dawn's Peak Wildwood Park Simi Peak Cheeseboro Canyon Mt. McCoy Upper Las Virgenes Canyon Open Space Preserve
On a frigid December morning in 1950, Cho Nae-Shin and her sister came home from church in Pyongyang. When they came through the door, their mother told them to pack their bags and go. They thought that they would get to come home in a few days. From war-torn Pyongyang across the 38th Parallel to Seoul, to the refugee camp on Jeju Island and the Military Hospital in Busan, to Tokyo and finally to Holmes County, Ohio, COMING TO QUIET COUNTRY follows Nae-Shin and her family’s journey across a countryside ravaged by war and plagued by unthinkable danger to their freedom from an oppressive nightmare that millions still face. COMING TO QUIET COUNTRY is a powerful true story of determination, of the tragedies and miracles that shape the bonds of family and the power of the simplest gesture of all: listening.
The Buzbees of Hogskin county were farmers in the first half of the 20th century. Before WWII they remained within a 50 mile radius of where they were born. The War drew them out of the rural area of their birth and opened up not only the country of America but also the world. This book is about the early years and follows them as they moved into the wider world.
This map was produced by the Sonoma County Bicycle Coalition a non profit organization (2000) dedicated to encourage bicycling in the Sonoma County. Working with county officials, road designer designing the best bike routes throughout the county for efficiency, enjoyment and safety of the cyclists.
This is the true story of Christopher Brewer, a young man who was the victim in a police brutality case in Corbin, Ky. He surpassed all odds against him from the then police regime of Whitley County. He fought and won a major court allotment for the injustices perpetrated upon him in 2007.
The Santa Margarita area of investigation lies astride the Rinconada fault, which divides the area into two distinct geologic and physiographic terranes theL a Panza Range to the east and theS antaL ucia Range to the west. The La Panza Range consists of Cretaceous granodiorite and adamellite with minor associated schist of theS alinian blocl .T his is overlain by unnamed Upper Cretaceous sandstone and conglomerate and a relatively thin sequence of marine and nonmarine sedimentary rocks ofO ligocene(?) to Holocene age. In contrast, basement rocks of theS antaL ucia Range consist of the chaotic Franciscan melange a tectonic unit of probable late Mesozoic age. Overlying this are thrust plates of: 1) serpentinite and an intrusive complex of ultramafic-mafic rocks, 2) mafic volcanic rocks with chert, and 3) incomplete Great Valley-like sedimentary sequences of the Toro and Atascadero Formations of Late Jurassic to Late Cretaceous age. Tertiary marine and nonmarine sequences of sedimentary and volcanic rocks rest unconformably on the older units the best preserved sequence being the Vaqueros, Monterey, andS anta Margarita Formations of Miocene age along the northeast margin of theS antaL ucia Range. A side from being stratigraphically complex, most of the formations are severely faulted and folded as a result of two or more prolonged periods of tectonism. Late Mesozoic to early Tertiary thrust faulting is largely obscured by northwest-trending faults and folds of Miocene toP leistocene (H olocene?) age. The principal structures are the Rinconada and Nacimiento fault zones and the intervening Santa Margarita syncline. The importance of the Rinconada fault is manifest in the highly contrasting rock units that are truncated by and juxtaposed along the fault. Correlation of a unique giant-boulder conglomerate (S immler Formation?) and associated marine beds of the Vaq(Typographical errors above are due to OCR software and don't occur in the book.)
This guide presents a detailed description of two connected trails, each over 20 miles in length. Contains GPS-generated TOPO maps with mile markers along the trail. Road access to trailheads, campsites and water sources are noted. Elevation profiles and detailed trail descriptions at selected mile markers enhance the guide.
In 1933, John Lomax and his young son Alan traveled by car to a number of prisons scattered throughout Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee. In the nation’s most restricted spaces, they recorded African-American convicts, who Lomax thought would be some of the last singers of traditional folk material due to the isolation of the institutions that held them. As a result of this fieldwork, we now have access to a multitude of powerful songs, both well and little known, which provide some understanding of this folk group during the era of Jim Crow in America’s South.
On 8th May 1902, the citizens of Saint-Pierre, Martinique, huddled together in their spectacular cathedral of Notre Dame. Mont Pelee, the island volcano that had remained dormant for so long, had suddenly come alive. Within minutes the city had been destroyed along with its 30,000 inhabitants. The only apparent survivor was Ludger Sylbaris, a twenty-seven-year-old labourer who had spent the previous night in Saint-Pierre jail. Sylbaris was taken on by P.T. Barnum's famous circus and became a minor celebrity as he toured America recounting the horrors of the explosion. "Fire Mountain" is the thrilling story of that fateful day, the complex political events that played a part in the tragedy and a fascinating history of the island itself.
The author presents an original and non-fiction account of how an attorney who trusted the legal system was betrayed by it. He was subject to fraudulent charges, arrest, jail and coordinated aggression on a national basis after he published an editorial critical of a judge. The story shows how a failed and opportunistic legal system can misappropriate someone's life for years and leave them homeless, defenseless and broke.
This compelling insider's view of what went wrong with the most meteoric career in comedy takes the reader deep into the world of 21st Century fame. The tantrums, drugs, lavish hotels, sexual exploits, booze, expensive cars, multiple suicide attempts, private jets, fans, celebrity worship, swanky homes, hanger-ons, tour disputes, jail time, court dates, gang hits, fat cigars, media persecution and betrayals are all chronicled. The career of Katt Williams, the most sought after, controversial comedian of his generation, is explored. In 2008 Katt solidified his lofty hype with a $50 million grossing comedy tour followed up by a well publicized meltdown, a brief stay in a mental facility and retirement. How could it all go so wrong so fast? What happened to the crown pimp of comedy? Why didn't anybody help him? Darryl Littleton, Williams former writer was there when it crumbled and picks up the pieces in “Pimp Down: The Rise & Fall of Katt Williams”, which lays out step-by-step how Williams, the pimp, was undermined by his own trusted female camp, his industry and himself. In 2011 he came out of retirement to enter into Act II of his never boring career. “Pimp Down: The Rise & Fall of Katt Williams” shows us what destroyed Act I.
No one knows the story behind the sensational headlines of the Scott Peterson murder trial better than defense attorney Matt Dalton. For six straight months after Peterson's arrest, Dalton was the defense's only full-time investigative attorney on the case. During that time, he lived in Modesto and investigated every element of the case, interviewing scores of witnesses, reviewing more than 35,000 pages of police documents, and meeting almost daily with Scott Peterson in jail. What he has uncovered will astound even the most informed observers of the Laci Peterson murder case and challenge the most deeply held beliefs about what really happened to Laci Peterson on Christmas Eve, 2002. This is the first book to go inside the Peterson defense team, and the only book to detail all the evidence that the jury did not hear -- evidence that might have led to Scott Peterson's acquittal, and that will surely play a crucial part in his pending appeals. Among the revelations in Presumed Guilty: Reports from numerous witnesses who saw Laci Peterson alive and well the morning of December 24, after the police claim Scott Peterson had already killed her; none of them testified at trial The story of another woman, eight months pregnant, who was harassed by two men the morning of December 24 only five blocks from the Peterson home The burglary that reportedly occurred directly across the street from the Peterson home on the morning of December 24, and the confessed burglars' questionable claims that the burglary happened days later Previously unreported details of the autopsy reports on Laci Peterson and her son, which cast strong doubts on key elements of the prosecution's case The disappearances of six pregnant women, in addition to Laci, reported missing and presumed dead within eighty miles of Modesto between 1999 and 2002 Compelling, provocative, disturbing, Presumed Guilty is the fascinating story of one lawyer's relentless efforts to find the truth behind one of the most complex and notorious murder cases in American history.