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Old 08-18-2019, 03:24 PM
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Can you send books directly from Amazon? You just have to have it addressed to the offender the same way you'd address a letter? Are there guidelines on the types of books they can receive (ie; content)?
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Can you send books directly from Amazon? You just have to have it addressed to the offender the same way you'd address a letter? Are there guidelines on the types of books they can receive (ie; content)?
Oh yes definitely! Even used ones. Just add his IDOC # after his last name on delivery address.
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Can you send books directly from Amazon? You just have to have it addressed to the offender the same way you'd address a letter? Are there guidelines on the types of books they can receive (ie; content)?
I forgot the second part... fbi profiling techniques, Conspiracy theory stuff, criminal non fiction.
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I used Amazon all the time with no problems.

If you can, sign up for Prime Membership. Shipping is free

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Also, safe bet would be to send soft-cover books only
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Also, safe bet would be to send soft-cover books only
Oh yes! Forgot about that.
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Yes indeed - I've sent puzzle books, soft-cover books. I've also written to the warden and have sent pencils, crayons, games, cards to the warden for the visiting room.
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