Life on the Outside: The Prison Odyssey of Elaine Bartlett Topics for Discussion

Jennifer Gonnerman
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Many people have suffered due to the Rockefeller Drug Laws. Do you think the laws are an effective tool in the fight against drugs, or do you feel they are unjust?

How could Elaine have done things differently, as not to go to prison?

Are her problems due to Elaine's upbringing, or do you think this could have happened to anyone?

Are we a product of our environment?

How do you think this book would be different if Rockefeller had written it?

Do you think that Elaine's son ended up in prison because she went to prison?

Do you think the Rockefeller Drug Laws were in effect too long, or not long enough?

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