If These Walls Could Talk: More Preston Castle History, Paperback/J'Aime Rubio
Author J'aime Rubio presents her follow up book to "Behind The Walls: A Historical Expos of the Preston School of Industry." This title, "If These Walls Could Talk: More Preston Castle History," includes additional narratives discovered during her continued research of the Preston School of Industry. Learn about even more dangerous and sometimes deadly events that took place there, as well as some of the sad backstories of young wards sent to Preston because of poor circumstances, not having committed any crime at all. This concise but engaging read covers wild and crazy escapes to tragic accidents and everything in between. Also included are biographical sketches of infamous and famous former wards such as Merle Haggard, Rory Calhoun and Allen Smiley, to a list of former wards who ended up on death row, including the "Red Light Bandit" Caryl Chessman, as well as positive stories that also took place there. This is a must read for any Preston Castle enthusiast. About the Author J'aime Rubio, author of "Behind The Walls: A Historical Expos of the Preston School of Industry," "Stories of the Forgotten: Infamous, Famous & Unremembered," and her latest book, "If These Walls Could Talk: More Preston Castle History," was born and raised in California. Besides being a mother of two, a published poet and author, she is also an accomplished historical journalist, who has contributed her historical knowledge and investigative research to various newspapers and magazines in both California and Arizona. Although she spends most of her free time roaming cemeteries and researching the past, she also maintains her website www.jaimerubiowriter.com which links to all six of her historical blogs. These blogs focus on people and places in history, with the hope to give a voice to the voiceless, so that the forgotten will be forgotten no more.