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General Information

Name:  Nathan Kantrowitz  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction

Born: 1927 in New York, New York


Illinois Connection

The author received a Ph. D. in Sociology from the University of Chicago and was resident sociologist at Stateville penitentiary in the 1960's.

Biographical and Professional Information

The author was born in New York City in 1927 and served with the U.S Army Occupation Forces in Japan after WWII. He was attached to the army photography unit and has a collection of 140 black and white photographs and negatives at the Mudd Manuscript Library at Princeton University, Princeton New Jersey.Kantrowitz is a member of Illinois Academy of Criminology.

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