Basically, what I said last time.
But I'll share some additional choice quotations.
In the prison, waiting to surrender:
Larry handed me a foie gras sandwich that he had made from last night's leftovers. I wasn't hungry at all but unwrapped it from the tinfoil and munched every gourmet bit miserably. I am fairly certain that I was the first Seven Sisters grad to eat duck liver chased with a Diet Coke in the lobby of a federal penitentiary. then again, you never know.
I went to wait outside the big recreation room where visits were held. A red light was mounted on the wall of the visiting room.
"Toxic killer mold"
The mandatory GED program had been temporarily shut down."
And yet "there was a salon room off the camp's main hallway, a space that occupied as much room as the law library--about the size of a large closet."
This bit is especially meaningful to me while I'm serving on a grand jury:
Instead, our systems of "corrections: is about arm's length revenge and retribution..."
Kerman loses points with describing her "job skills" interview suit as a "ugly tweed librarian outfit."
In case you were wondering about abuse of incarcerated people by guards:
There was absolutely no payoff for filing a complaint [for COs blatantly feeling people up under the guise of frisking]. A female prisoner who alleges sexual misconduct on the part of a guard is invariably locked in the SHU in "protective custody," losing her housing assignment, program activities (if there are any), work assignment, and a host of other prison privileges, not to mention the comfort of her routine and friends."