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  • Author:
    Tony Parker
  • ISBN:
    0465025889
  • ISBN13:
    978-0465025886
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    Basic Books, Inc.; First Edition edition (November 21, 1970)
  • Pages:
    222 pages
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    Social Sciences
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In 1970 Tony Parker was permitted by the Home Office to make a series of visits to HMP Grendon Underwood, the UK's first psychiatric prison, there . Tony Parker was born in Stockport on June 25 1923, the son of a bookseller

In 1970 Tony Parker was permitted by the Home Office to make a series of visits to HMP Grendon Underwood, the UK's first psychiatric prison, there to interview inmates and staff for a study of the institution and its unique community. Tony Parker was born in Stockport on June 25 1923, the son of a bookseller. His mother died when he was 4. He began to write poems and plays in his late teens.

The Frying Pan: A Prison and its Prisoners (1970) London: Hutchinson (Panther Books, London, 1971; Harper Colophone Books, New . The Man Inside: An Anthology of Prisoners' Writings (1973) London: Michael Joseph.

The Frying Pan: A Prison and its Prisoners (1970) London: Hutchinson (Panther Books, London, 1971; Harper Colophone Books, New York, 1972). In No Man's Land: Some Unmarried Mothers (1972) London: Hutchinson. Three Television Plays (1975) London: BBC Publications. Lighthouse (1975) London: Hutchinson. The People of Providence: A housing Estate and Some of Its Inhabitants (1983) London: Hutchinson.

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In 1970 Tony Parker was permitted by the Home Office to make a series of visits to HMP Grendon Underwood, the UK's first psychiatric prison, there to interview inmates and staff for a study of the institution and its unique community. We can only guess at the qualities of patience and perceptiveness which have enabled Mr Parker to make of his material one of the most important studies ever to have been published of the habitual criminal.

In 1970 Tony Parker was permitted by the Home Office to make a series of visits to HMP Grendon Underwood, the UK's first psychiatric prison, there to interview inmates and staff for a study of the institution and its unique community

Tony Parker was an oral historian whose work was dedicated to giving a voice to British and American society"s most marginalised figures, from single mothers to lighthouse .

Tony Parker was an oral historian whose work was dedicated to giving a voice to British and American society"s most marginalised figures, from single mothers to lighthouse keepers to criminals, including murderers. The Frying Pan - A Prison and Its Prisoners. 2AKW8/?tag prabook0b-20. The Frying-Pan : A Prison and Its Prisoners )

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In 1970 Tony Parker was permitted by the Home Office to make a series of visits to HMP Grendon Underwood, the UK's first psychiatric prison, there to interview inmates and staff for a study of the institution and its unique community.

'Tony Parker deserves a place in any future history of literature for his contribution to the creative use of the tape-recorder... We can only guess at the qualities of patience and perceptiveness which have enabled Mr Parker to make of his material one of the most important studies ever to have been published of the habitual criminal.' TLS

'The reader will find himself as deeply involved with his characters as Mr Parker is himself.' Spectator


Agantrius
Boring, repetative. Expected more
RUsich155
The best of Parker's oral histories of British prisons, because it covers the entire panorama of characters involved: prisoners, shrinks, screws, wardens, wives, neighbors. Also a useful snapshot of the early days of psychiatric rehabilitation.