The Unknown Citizen

Tony Parker
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Bringing great writing back into print - a Faber Finds book.

'Charlie Smith is only one of many similar men who are at this moment living unhappily among us, or are confined in prison now but must sooner or later be released.'The Unknown Citizen (1963) was Tony Parker's second study of a criminal recidivist.'Mr Parker's very moving book tells what happened the day Charlie left prison and in his first year of freedom. Charlie himself contributes a pitiful attempt at a self-portrait. We have the author's conversations with the magistrate who sentenced him, with his sorely tried elder sister and with others who have come into his life in the last 18 months... The final chapter is masterly... This is literature, not just another book on crime.' D.L. Howard, Telegraph
Category: Social work
ISBN: 9780571304462
Publisher: Faber
Imprint: Faber Finds
Pub Date: August 2013
Page Extent: 172
Format: Paperback - C format
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Social work