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The Oracle of San Quentin: The incredible story of an illiterate prisoner turned financial guru.
Every day, Curtis Carroll dons blue, state-issue jail garb. Every night, he sleeps in a cement cell. At 35, he has spent his entire adulthood behind bars, and there’s a possibility he’ll never leave: He’s serving a sentence of 54 years to life, for murder.

Among the inmates in California’s sprawling San Quentin State Prison, Carroll’s violent past is ordinary ...

About Catey

Catey is a journalist whose work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, SmartMoney, Worth, Seventeen, and the New York Daily News, among dozens of other publications. She is also the author of “Shoo, Jimmy Choo! The Modern Girl’s Guide to Spending Less and Saving More” (Sterling, 2010) and has appeared on such TV shows as “FOX & Friends,” “CBS This Morning," “The Huckabee Show” on FOX and "The Lead With Jake Tapper" on CNN; in magazines such as Marie Claire, Allure, Cosmopolitan and Woman’s Day; and on more than 100 radio programs.
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