Childhood experiences within the famous Alcatraz prison

Jolene Babyak

Childhood experiences within the famous Alcatraz prison



Childhood experiences within the famous Alcatraz prison


Jolene Babyak

“A prisoner found a hard rubber ball in the weeds and beckoned to me. I shyly approached, as the guard stood there, and the man pushed the ball through the fence… It was my first ‘real life’ conflict —whether to say thank you to an adult or to not speak to a convict.”
Jolene Babyak, who also writes under the pseudonym Cory Kincade, as a child lived on Alcatraz. Her father was guard and at one point, Assistant Warden. Jolene now writes books about her experiences in Alcatraz and goes regularly to the Alcatraz store to have book signings.


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