By Robert D. Hannigan
Hannigan all started his occupation as a jail protect operating the evening shift on the Kansas kingdom commercial detention center. even though inmates threw glass jars and bars of cleaning soap at him on his first evening, he quickly earns their admire via refusing to be anxious away. probably his Marine education helped him remain so robust within the face of burly convicts. Over the following few a long time, Hannigan honorably climbs the promotional ladder all of the approach to warden, witnessing occasions which are unhappy, extraordinary, humorous, terrible, and all levels in among.
Many of Hannigan's chapters are own tales approximately his stories with inmates and different body of workers, yet he sometimes veers off into debts of renovations, lawsuits approximately political favortism, and musing on numerous routine difficulties, corresponding to over-crowding.
Though his memoirs are overly lengthy, frequently repetitive, and dichotomous, Hannigan does have the ability to make his readers smile on the strange styles of human habit. Thieves. murdereres. rapists: Hannigan was once uncovered to the worst of humanity and nonetheless controlled to upward thrust above it with grace and humor.
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