A Connecticut Yankee by birth, W. Storrs Lee is a free-lance writer who now “commutes” between homes in Maine and in Hawaii. He wrote Yankees of Connecticut (1957), Great California Deserts (1963), and The Islands (1966). For further reading: A History of Connecticut , by G. L. Clark (Putnam’s, 1914).
The horrors of Connecticut's maximum-security dungeon at Simsbury were notorious even abroad. Yet time and again its inmates proved that, with a clever escape plan, stone walls do not a prison make.