Jennifer Gonnerman

Finalist, 2004 National Book Awards

Jennifer Gonnerman is a staff writer for The Village Voice, where she has reported on the criminal justice system since 1997. Her article on which this book is based won the Meyer Berger Award from the Columbia University School of Journalism as well as the Livingston Award for Young Journalists. She studied at Cambridge University and received a B.A. from Columbia. She lives in Brooklyn.
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Life on the Outside: The Prison Odyssey of Elaine Bartlett

Life on the Outside: The Prison Odyssey of Elaine Bartlett by Jennifer Gonnerman book cover, 2004
ISBN 9780374186876 Farrar, Straus and Giroux

The first major book about the challenges faced by those leaving prison and re-entering the free world, told through the story of Elaine Bartlett. More about this book >

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Jennifer Gonnerman

Jennifer Gonnerman is a staff writer for The Village Voice, where she has reported on the criminal justice system since 1997. Her article on which this book is based won the Meyer Berger Award from the Columbia University School of Journalism as well as the Livingston Award for Young Journalists. She studied at Cambridge University and received a B.A. from Columbia. She lives in Brooklyn.

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