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Dangerous People, Dangerous Places By Norman Parker

Dangerous People, Dangerous Places by Norman Parker

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Summary

Provides an insight into the characters that filled Britain's toughest prisons. This work delves into the lives of the famous Great Train Robbers, and gives an account of the life and tragic death of Dave 'the Rave' Martin and recounts the trail of how he planned an escape from Wormwood Scrubs jail with the notorious IRA bomber Gerry Kelly.

Dangerous People, Dangerous Places Summary

Dangerous People, Dangerous Places by Norman Parker

Norman Parker has spent nearly three decades of his life in prison. Having completed his sentence for murder, he was released in 1994 and was set on establishing himself with a new career in journalism. Upon his release he negotiated a book deal to reveal the secret world of Britain's toughest jails and became the author of the best-selling book "Parkhurst Tales". Having established himself as an acclaimed writer, Parker set out to widen his journalistic career by undertaking assignments that would lead him to uncover a multitude of criminals. Using his contacts and knowledge of the criminal underworld, he is able to provide an insight into the characters that filled Britain's toughest prisons. He delves into the lives of the famous Great Train Robbers including 'Buster' Edwards, gives an in depth account of the life and tragic death of Dave 'the Rave' Martin and recounts the trail of how he planned an escape from Wormwood Scrubs jail with the notorious IRA bomber Gerry Kelly. Parker also reveals his encounters in Columbia where he reports on the 40 year Guerrilla War, explores the spiritual world of shamanism and meets the dangerous paedophile Luis Alberto Garavito, a man guilty of raping hundreds of young boys and murdering 192 in his terror campaign. This is Norman Parker's extraordinary story on how his career in journalism has enabled him to embark on an amazing journey to unearth fascinating and shocking true stories. A gifted and enthralling storyteller, he uses his intelligence and incredible insight into the lives of others to make this book a must read for any fan.

About Norman Parker

Norman Parker was released from prison after 24 continuous years in prison. He wrote about his experiences in Parkhurst Tales, which have been best sellers. His books are often shocking yet powerful.

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GOR001493866
9781844544509
1844544508
Dangerous People, Dangerous Places by Norman Parker
Used - Very Good
Hardback
John Blake Publishing Ltd
2007-07-31
288
N/A
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