Abode of Misery by David Scott PDF

By David Scott

The "...nastiest, dirtiest, filthiest, lousiest position I ever was once in," is how one prisoner in 1864 defined the foreboding Charleston District penitentiary. Over 2 hundred years outdated, the development nonetheless stands yet its attention-grabbing historical past principally has been unknown -- formerly. Former newspaper reporter David C. Scott spent approximately 3 years studying the genuine tale of 1 of the South Carolina city's so much infamous landmarks. Scott's study separates truth from fiction in a accomplished account that regularly proves as chilling because the spirits that a few say nonetheless linger in its darkened passages. Illustrated with photographs and drawings, either outdated and new.

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