A very good week behind bars

by Janeal Turnbull Ravndal

Other authorsDonna L. McDaniel (Series editor)
Pamphlet, 2005



Call number

CP 380/1


Wallingford, Pa. : Pendle Hill Publications, c2005.


0875743803 / 9780875743806

Local notes

illustrations by the author while in prison


In this essay, Janeal Ravndal writes of her week in Philadelphia┬┐s Federal Detention Center after she chose to ignore orders not to block entry to a courthouse as the U.S. began to attack Iraq early in 2003.

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LibraryThing member kaulsu
If you have ever remotely thought you might be willing to go to jail for your conscience sake, this is a good pamphlet to read first! It is to be hoped that if you do have to go, you will find yourself with as a congenial cell-mate and Janeal did.
LibraryThing member QuakerReviews
This wonderful pamphlet tells the story of the author's week in federal prison in Philadelphia, for civil disobedience in protest against the Iraq War. She created community and found much to appreciate, supported others, and gratefully received much support. She found a challenge to continue the
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journey toward faith, away from fear, in her life outside prison.
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