...His correspondence expressed acute angst over reentering society after 30 years of incarceration. Like so many others before him, the day of release was not looked at with exhilaration and expectation.
...The long anticipated, the much-feared moment arrived; the front doors were unlocked by rather short Lieutenant with a severe Napoleon complex. Jamal and I were the last pair to step through the gateway into the brisk September morning.
...Maybe they were right, as the words of Nietzsche came to mind, stating: “To die proudly when it is no longer possible to live proudly.” It would seem Diaz had adopted the view of her life no longer presenting access to living proudly.
A deep, riveting, non-censored take on the cruel & draconian prison system within America. An opposition to woke culture and a truly refreshing read to jump-start the series!