Book ‘Corrections in Ink’ by Keri Blakinger

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An electric and unforgettable memoir about a young woman's journey ― from the ice rink, to addiction and a prison sentence, to the newsroom ― and how she emerged with a fierce determination to expose the broken system she experienced. Keri Blakinger always lived life at full throttle. Growing up, that meant throwing herself into competitive figure skating with an all-consuming passion that led her to nationals. But when her skating career suddenly fell apart, that meant diving into self-destruction with the intensity she once saved for the ice. For the next nine years, Keri ricocheted from one dark place to the next: living on the streets, selling drugs and sex, and shooting up between classes all while trying to hold herself...
Publisher: St. Martin's Press (June 7, 2022)  Pages: 336 pages  ISBN-10: 1250272858  ISBN-13: 978-1250272850  ASIN:‎ B09CNDKHBZ

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About the author: Keri Blakinger is an investigative reporter based in Texas. She covers criminal justice and injustice for The Marshall Project and writes “Inside Out,” a regular column published in collaboration with NBC News. She previously worked for the Houston Chronicle and her writing has appeared everywhere from the New York Daily News to the BBC and from VICE to The New York Times. She was a member of the Chronicle’s Pulitzer-finalist team in 2018 and her 2019 coverage of women’s jails for The Washington Post Magazinehelped earn a National Magazine Award. Before becoming a reporter, she did prison time for a drug crime in New York.