Acres of Skin
Human Experiments at Holmesburg Prison
ISBN10: 0415923360 ISBN13: 9780415923361 Publisher: Routledge Published: May 1 1999 Weight: 0.65lbs. Height: 9.25" Width: 6.50" Depth: 1.25" Language: English
At a time of increased interest and renewed shock over the Tuskegee syphilis experiments, Acres of Skin sheds light on yet another dark episode of American medical history. In this disturbing expose, Allen M. Hornblum tells the story of Philadelphia's Holmesburg Prison.