The Prison Teacher

Stories from Britain's Most Notorious Women’s Prison

Mim Skinner,

The Prison Teacher: Stories from Britain's Most Notorious Women’s Prison
 
 

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Step inside one of Britain's most renowned prisons...

During her time as a prison teacher Mim Skinner met people from all walks of life - what united them, was that they had committed a serious crime. But Mim's job was not to judge them, it was to teach.

In this compelling, inspirational memoir Mim takes you behind the bars. From drugs and violence to pregnancy and heartbreak, Mim's classroom saw it all. With high drama but also candid humour The Prison Teacher is full of eye-opening stories of those without a voice, revealing the human side of our country's most controversial institution.

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A STYLIST NON-FICTION BOOK OF YEAR 2020

'Shocking, poignant and darkly funny' Woman & Home
'Full of nitty-gritty details of life inside' The Guardian
'Humbling, hopeful and wryly hilarious' The Herald
'Very real and powerful account' Kate Paradine, CEO of Women in Prison
'A humane, sometimes humorous, and always perceptive account of prison life' Ken Loach
'Very funny and important' Pandora Sykes, co-host The High Low Show



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