Inmate 1577 http://kalw.org en A writer's take on prisons and a historic prison break http://kalw.org/post/writers-take-prisons-and-historic-prison-break-0 <p>Local author Alan Jacobson writes thrillers, including a popular series that follows the exploits of FBI profiler Karen Vail. His most recent book in the series, <em>Inmate 1577</em>, takes place in San Francisco &ndash; specifically, Alcatraz. Jacobson did extensive research on prison life in the 1960s, particularly at the Federal Penitentiary at Alcatraz.</p> Thu, 19 Jan 2012 01:33:28 +0000 Rina Palta 4597 at http://kalw.org A writer's take on prisons and a historic prison break