If These Walls Could Talk: More Preston Castle History

If These Walls Could Talk: More Preston Castle History
Author: J'aime Rubio
Language English
ISBN10: 1548569907
Goodreads Rating: 5.00
ISBN13: 9781548569907
Published: October 6th 2017 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Author J'aime Rubio presents her follow up book to "Behind The Walls: A Historical Exposé of the Preston School of Industry." This title, "If These Walls Could Talk: More Preston Castle History," includes additional narratives discovered during her continued research of the Preston School of Industry. Learn about even more dangerous and sometimes deadly events that took place there, as well as some of the sad backstories of young wards sent to Preston because of poor circumstances, not having committed any crime at all. This concise but engaging read covers wild and crazy escapes to tragic accidents and everything in between. Also included are biographical sketches of infamous and famous former wards such as Merle Haggard, Rory Calhoun and Allen Smiley, to a list of former wards who ended up on death row, including the "Red Light Bandit" Caryl Chessman, as well as positive stories that also took place there. This is a must read for any Preston Castle enthusiast.