Sullivan, Larry E., editorBANDITS AND BIBLES: Convict Literature in Nineteenth-Century America New York: Akashic Books, (2003). 1888451378 / 9781888451375 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Fine in illustrated wraps. "Sullivan's years of research and judicious selection have created an extraordinary peek into the dark, hidden world of nineteenth-century American prison life."--James McGrath Morris. A collection of prisoners' memoirs and writings.