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Survivors Manual: Surviving in Solitary

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A manual written by and for people living in control units.
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Through letters, poetry, and practical advice on surviving the miseries of solitary confinement, this book offers tips on mental, physical, and spiritual survival. Written by and for people living in control units, it was originally published in 1998. This fifth edition was released in 2012.

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