Ann Hansen was arrested in 1983 with the four other members of the radical anarchist group known as the 'Squamish Five.' The bonds and experiences Hansen shared with other imprisoned women during her many years of incarceration have prompted her to write a firsthand account of the brutal effects of imprisonment on women's lives. The heartbreaking and engaging stories in Taking the Rap: Women Doing Time for Society's Crimes (Between the Lines 2018) make her case ffor prison abolition. Her previous book was Direct Action: Memoirs of an Urban Guerrilla

Taking the Rap: Women Doing Time for Society's Crimes (Between the Lines 2018) $29.95 978-1-7711-3355-5

[BCBW 2018]