Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited, 1978. First Edition. ISBN: 0070825351. xi, 264 pp. 8vo. Fine in near fine dust-jacket. Hardcover.
Winner of the Governor General’s Award for non-fiction in 1977. Classic memoir of a life in the Canadian prison system, including the notorious maximum security Kingston Penitentiary. Caron famously escaped prison thirteen times. Those escapes, as well as decades of prison life, are detailed in this book.
Foreword by Pierre Burton.