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Wasted

Author : Mark Johnson
ISBN : IND:30000116105598
Genre : Adult child abuse victims
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Mark Johnson's father had 'LOVE' tattooed across his left hand, but that didn't stop the beatings. The Johnson children would turn up to school with broken fingers and chipped teeth, but no one ever thought of investigating their home life. Mark just slipped through the cracks, and kept on falling. For years. Constantly in trouble at school, Mark began stealing at the age of seven, was drinking by the age of eight, and took his first hit of heroin aged eleven. A sensitive, intelligent boy, he could never stay on the right path, and though Art College beckoned, he ended up in Portland prison instead. With searing honesty, WASTED documents Mark's descent into the depths of addiction and criminality. Homeless, hooked on heroin and crack, no one - least of all Mark - believed he would survive. And yet - astonishingly - he somehow pulled himself through, and now runs his own thriving tree surgery business, employing and helping other recovering addicts. His story is at once shocking and inspiring - a compelling account of one man's struggle to save himself, and help save others in the process.

The Prisoner

Author : Ben Crewe
ISBN : 9781136576317
Genre : Social Science
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Little of what we know about prison comes from the mouths of prisoners, and very few academic accounts of prison life manage to convey some of its most profound and important features: its daily pressures and frustrations, the culture of the wings and landings, and the relationships which shape the everyday experience of being imprisoned. The Prisoner aims to redress this by foregrounding prisoners’ own accounts of prison life in what is an original and penetrating edited collection. Each of its chapters explores a particular prisoner sub-group or an important aspect of prisoners’ lives, and each is divided into two sections: extended extracts from interviews with prisoners, followed by academic commentary and analysis written by a leading scholar or practitioner. This structure allows prisoners’ voices to speak for themselves, while situating what they say in a wider discussion of research, policy and practice. The result is a rich and evocative portrayal of the lived reality of imprisonment and a poignant insight into prisoners’ lives. The book aims to bring to life key penological issues and to provide an accessible text for anyone interested in prisons, including students, practitioners and a general audience. It seeks to represent and humanize a group which is often silent in discussions of imprisonment, and to shine a light on a world which is generally hidden from view.

Books In Print 2009 2010

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ISBN : 0835250199
Genre : Publishers' catalogs
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Einfach Freunde

Author : Abdel Sellou
ISBN : 9783843703048
Genre : True Crime
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In Ziemlich beste Freunde hat er die Zuschauer verzaubert – jetzt erzählt Abdel Sellou, das reale Vorbild für den Pfleger Driss, zum ersten Mal seine eigene Geschichte. „Letztes Jahr sind Philippe und ich die Helden eines fabelhaften Films geworden: Ziemlich beste Freunde. Plötzlich will jeder mit uns befreundet sein! Alles, was die beiden im Film machen – Verfolgungsjagden im Luxusschlitten, Gleitschirmfliegen, Nachtspaziergänge durch Paris –, haben wir wirklich erlebt. Aber da ist noch viel mehr ...“ Mit einem Nachwort von Philippe Pozzo di Borgo.

Das Haus Der F Nf Sinne

Author : Nadeem Aslam
ISBN : 3499247151
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From Falconer To Sir Walter Scott

Author : John Aikin
ISBN : MINN:319510020288061
Genre : English poetry
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The Works Of The British Poets Selected And Chronologically Arranged From Falconer To Sir Walter Scott

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ISBN : NYPL:33433076027410
Genre : English poetry
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Select Works Of The British Poets

Author : John Aikin
ISBN : STANFORD:36105119690423
Genre : English poetry
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The Works Of The British Poets Selected And Chronologically Arranged

Author : John Aikin
ISBN : UVA:X002696986
Genre : English poetry
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Wiedersehen In Havenswalk

Author : Laura Elliot
ISBN : 9783644206618
Genre : Fiction
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Die kleine Cathy schreibt jeden Tag einen Brief an Mama und Papa im Himmel, in dem sie ihnen von ihren täglichen Sorgen und Nöten berichtet. Doch der Verlust ihrer Eltern wird Cathy immer belasten. Allein mit ihren drei Schwestern verlebt sie ihre Kindheit in Dublin. In ihrer Verzweiflung und Trauer begeht sie schließlich einen verhängnisvollen Fehler. Sie flieht und bricht den Kontakt zu ihren Schwestern ab ... Fünfzehn Jahre später wagt sie den schwierigen Schritt und lädt ihre Schwestern zu ihrer Hochzeit nach Neuseeland ein, wo sie eine neue Heimat gefunden hat. Wird es ein Fest der Versöhnung?

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