1 edition of Up on the river found in the catalog.
Up on the river
Originally published: New York : Nick Lyon Books : Schocken Books, 1985.
|Statement||John Madson ; illustrations by Dycie Madson|
|Series||A Bur Oak book|
|LC Classifications||QH104.5.M5 M33 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||276 p. :|
|Number of Pages||276|
|ISBN 10||1587299755, 1587299763|
|ISBN 10||9781587299759, 9781587299766|
|LC Control Number||2011001174|
In Going Up The River, Joseph Hallinan gets to the heart of America’s biggest growth industry, a self-perpetuating prison-industrial complex that has become entrenched without public awareness, much less voter consent. He answers, in an extraordinary way, the essential question: What, in human terms, is the price we pay?2/5(1). Up the River is the sixth and last of “The Great Western Series.” The events of the story occur on the coast of Florida, in the Gulf of Mexico, and on the Mississippi River. The volume and the series close with the return of the hero, by a route not often taken by tourists, to his home in Michigan.
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About Going Up the River. The American prison system has grown tenfold in thirty years, while crime rates have been relatively flat: 2 million people are behind bars on any given day, more prisoners than in any other country in the world — half a million more than in Communist China, and the largest prison expansion the world has ever known. This story is told by Simbala. Simbala was raised in a village that has two treasures as named in the title of the story: the river and the book. Both these treasures become threatened by the exploitation of First World developers. For Simbalas village, livelihood and survival are dependent on the river/5.
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Up on the River is John Madson’s loving and often hilarious Up on the river book to the people, animal life, and places of the Upper Mississippi. Madson’s Upper Mississippi is the part “between the saints,” from St. Louis to St. Paul, and where for thirty years he explored the bright waters of the upper reaches of the mighty river itself as well as the tangled multitude of sloughs, cuts, and side channels that wander through its 4/5(1).
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