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Convict Turned Novelist, Edward Jones.

Writer Edward "Hacksaw" Jones -- so named for his many prison escapes. He was the only criminal put on the FBI's most-wanted list without a history of physical violence. When he was still in prison he began writing. He's written two novels, "Cage," and "Awake," as well as an autobiography, "Hacksaw." He's got a new novel, "Stoneface." (published by Donald I. Fine, Inc., New York).


Other segments from the episode on December 3, 1991

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, December 3, 1991: Interview with Edward "Hacksaw" Jones; Interview with Ted Conover; Review of Anthony Burgess's novel "On Mozart."


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