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- DescriptionThis is Burns' story of his escape from a Georgia chain gang in 1921, after being sentenced to six to ten years' hard labour for robbery. He lived as a free man for seven years before being recaptured and returned to the chain gang. Escaping again, he was a fugitive when his story was published.
- Author BiographyRobert E. Burns (1891-1955) was a native of Brooklyn, New York. After his sentence was commuted by the state of Georgia in 1945, he worked as a toy store owner, tax consultant, and veterans' affairs archivist.
- Author(s)Robert E. Burns
- PublisherUniversity of Georgia Press
- Date of Publication31/10/1997
- GenreAutobiography: General
- Series TitleBrown Thrasher Books
- Place of PublicationGeorgia
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Georgia Press
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight357 g
- Width139 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine16 mm
- Foreword byMatthew J. Mancini
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (UK)
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