Orange Is the New Black

Orange Is the New Black: My Time in a Women's Prison

Fiction, True Crime
Paperback Published on: 18/07/2013
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'I loved this book ... a beautifully told story about how incredible women can be, and I will never forget it Elizabeth Gilbert, bestselling author of Eat, Pray, Love

With her career, live-in boyfriend and loving family, Piper Kerman barely resembles the rebellious young woman who got mixed up with drug runners and delivered a suitcase of drug money to Europe over a decade ago. But when she least expects it, her reckless past catches up with her; convicted and sentenced to fifteen months at an infamous women's prison in Connecticut, Piper becomes inmate #11187-424.

From her first strip search to her final release, she learns to navigate this strange world with its arbitrary rules and codes, its unpredictable, even dangerous relationships. She meets women from all walks of life, who surprise her with tokens of generosity, hard truths and simple acts of acceptance. An original comedy-drama series from Netflix, Piper's story is a fascinating, heartbreaking and often hilarious insight into life on the inside.

  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • ISBN: 9780349139869
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Weight: 280g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 129 x 24 mm

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Orange Is the New Black
I bought this book for my mum for mother’s day as she loves the series on telly and she had read couple of the pages.
Dean Perkins
Orange Is the New Black
Orange is the new black by Piper Kerman
To me the book is interesting and gives some information about the American prison system. It does feel like many things are left unsaid in particular ab... READ MORE
Elinor Hurst