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    • Alcatraz

    • A Definitive History of the Penitentiary Years
    • By: Michael Esslinger
    • Narrated by: Eric Medler
    • Length: 14 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    Alcatraz - A Definitive History of the Penitentiary Years is a comprehensive reference that breaks away from traditional tourist-style books. This audiobook is the result of years of intensive research. Historian Michael Esslinger thoroughly details the prominent events, inmates, and life inside the most infamous prison in American history. His research includes hundreds of hours examining actual Alcatraz inmate files.

    • A Definitive History of the Penitentiary Years
    • By: Michael Esslinger
    • Narrated by: Eric Medler
    • Length: 14 hrs and 18 mins
    • Release date: 01-05-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 31 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Escaping Alcatraz

    • The Untold Story of the Greatest Prison Break in American History
    • By: Michael Esslinger, David Widner
    • Narrated by: Dave Clark
    • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    Under the cover of night on June 11, 1962, using only crude homemade tools, Frank Morris and brothers John and Clarence Anglin tunneled their way out of Alcatraz, America's most secure maximum security prison. Enacting a complex escape plan, the trio broke free from the cellblock, made it undetected past patrolling guards, inflated homemade life vests and a raft, and set sail into a foggy history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Alcatraz A to Z . . .

    • By Polly Poizendem on 03-27-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Letters from Alcatraz

    • By: Michael Esslinger
    • Narrated by: Emil Nicholas Gallina
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8

    With over 20 years of research, Esslinger, author of Alcatraz: Definitive History of the Penitentiary Years, has salvaged and compiled an extraordinary collection of inmates' letters, many never before published. Letters From Alcatraz includes a foreword by former Alcatraz Officer Larry Quilligan and over 125 letters and original correspondence from inmates both on-and-off the Rock.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Boring

    • By Brent A. Olsen on 10-26-16

    Regular price: $24.95