Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Jack Abbott: From the Belly of the Beast


Abbott, Jack Henry (1981) In the Belly of the Beast. New York City, NY: Random House.

Barbanel, Josh. "Always on the Move, Abbott Made Flophouses His Home", September 24, 1981, The New YorkTimes.

Des Pres, Terence. "A Child of the State", July 19, 1981, The New YorkTimes.

Farber, M.A. "U.S. Joins Search for Convict Writer", July 21, 1981, "Killing Clouds Ex-Convict Writer's New Life", July 26, 1981, "Freedom for Convict-Author: Complex and Conflicting Tale", August 17, 1981, "The Detective vs. the Fugitive: How Jack Abbott Was Found", October 11, 1981, The New YorkTimes.

Fairbanks, Phil. "Inmate Whose Letters Led to Best Selling Book Found Dead", February 11, 2002, The BuffaloNews.

Fallon, Beth. "The Abbott Trial: A Gathering of Evils", January 18, 1982, The New YorkDaily News.

Goldman, David. "The Writer and the Prisoner: Norman Mailer and Jack Henry" Abbott, September 2003, Biography Magazine.

Goodman, Walter. "Literary Criminals", July 24, 1983, The New York Times.

Hanrahan, Thomas and Singleton, Don. "Might Help Again, Mailer Says", January 23, 1982, The New YorkDaily News.

Hirschhorn, Clive (1979). The Warner Brothers Story. New York City, NY: Crown Publishers Inc.

Jackson, Bruce. "Jack Henry Abbott, 58, March 1, 2002", BuffaloReport.

Kakutani, Michiko. "The Strange Case of the Writer and the Criminal", September 20, 1981, The New YorkTimes.

Mintz, Steven and Roberts, Randy (1993). Hollywood's America: United StatesHistory Through Its Films. St. James, NY: Brandywine Press.

Montgomery, Paul L. "Murder Trial of Jack Abbott is Begun", January 9, 1982, "Witness Tells Court Abbott Said He Had 'Killed a Man'", January 13, 1982, "Witness in Abbott Trial Tells of Night of Murder", January 14, 1982, "Abbott Rejects Account of Him as Violent Man", January 19, 1982, The New YorkTimes.

Nash, Jay Robert (1995) Bloodletters and Badmen. New York City, NY: M. Evans and Company Inc.

Jack Henry Abbott, parole hearing, June 6, 2001, New York State Parole Commission, partial transcript.

Pearl, Mike. Abbott; "'I Couldn't Cope With Freedom'", January 15, 1982, "Abbott Weeps As He Lables Adan Slaying 'Tragic' Mixup", January 16, 1982, "'Killing is Like Sex' to Abbott-Prosecutor", January 20, 1982,

"Widow in Court for Abbott Verdict", January 21, 1982, The New YorkPost.

Terzian, Phillip. "The Beast in the Belly", February 15, 2002, The Jewish World Review.

Wolf, Marvin J. and Mader, Katherine (1991) Rotten Apples. New York City, NY: Ballantine Books.

Worth, Robert F. "Jailhouse Author Helped by Mailer is Found Dead", February 11, 2002, The New York Times.

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