The Northeast Kingdom
Jove, August 2002, 6.99, 320 pp.
The small town of Gilchrist in the green hills of Vermont was dying until the townsfolk invited the federal government to build a prison there. The 312 unit Administrative Maximum Penitentiary houses the most hardened prisoners men who have no hope of release, parole or escape. The revenues brought in by the existence of the prison allowed the town to grow and prosper.
After years of solitary c...