Escape from Alcatraz
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Put on your detective hat and uncover the facts and myths about the escape from Alcatraz. Topics discussed include the history of Alcatraz Island and the prison located in San Francisco Bay, just offshore California, life and security in the prison, unsuccessful escape attempts, the men involved in the great escape, details of the escape plot, the investigation and search, and theories about what happened to the men who escaped. Features include a Tools and Clues section that highlights research tools, technology, and investigative methods, a timeline, a glossary, selected bibliography, further readings, places to visit, source notes, and an index. Unsolved Mysteries is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.