Category: Biographies Memoirs Of Criminals

The Ex-Con Factor: You Did Your Time, Now What? Journey from by Tonia Quarterman,Walter Sims

By Tonia Quarterman,Walter Sims

The Ex-Con issue you probably did a while Now What? trip from D.O.C. to C.E.O. 
 Is a typical experience map in regards to the transition and mindsets of ex-offenders.  Deals with offerings made prior to and after doing time from juvenile detention, reformatory, legal, and paintings liberate to returning again to society. info the Authors studies and observations residing a quick paced existence which incorporated dealing medicines, generations of household violence, her survival tale and attitude shifts alongside the best way. Coming to finish of sentence and never understanding how you can continue to exist and be triumphant at the different facet of the gates carry ex-offenders again during the doorways of recidivism without end. hassle discovering jobs make it effortless if now not helpful for ex-offenders to return to what they be aware of, that is criminality. Threatened with probation or parole violations a few humans don t see the other manner out. This booklet stresses that certain, there s an ex-con issue, yet there are not any excuses. Re-entry to society with no actual plan can turn out to be unsafe to a persons freedom. This publication proves it truly is attainable to outline and or redefine your individual luck and stay a unfastened, efficient and profitable member of society. felony doesn t rehabilitate you. You rehabilitate you. the alternatives you're making can both be confident or harmful anything is an excuse. the writer is aware the judgement and problems linked to the stigma of being an ex-felon. despite the fact that, the place there is a will there is a approach for jobs, housing, entrepreneurship, marriage, funds, domestic possession, very good credits and more...even for an ex-felon. 

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Prison Life and Reflections; (1851) by George Thompson

By George Thompson

the topics of this narrative are Alanson paintings, James E. Burr, and George Thompson. the previous was once a guy approximately 40 years old—having a spouse and 4 children—he was once dwelling on the challenge Institute, for the sake of training his youngsters, and coaching them up for usefulness. the opposite people have been younger males learning for the ministry.

The venture Institute being located close to the Mississippi River, and simply around the River from a Slave kingdom (Missouri), shall we, because it have been, pay attention the crack of the overseer's whip—the shrieks and groans of these who have been affliction its merciless inflictions. Their earnest cries for help—their sighs for deliverance—their importunate entreaties, as they rehearsed to us their stories of woe, reached our ears, and our hearts melted with pity, whereas the answer used to be shaped to answer their name; and if want be, hazard our personal liberty and lives to influence their rescue.

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Scatter Thoughts of a Unique Mind by Popcorn 1872

By Popcorn 1872

Scatter innovations of a special brain, is set a trip, I took whilst i used to be within the intensity of Hell(prison) and the way I made it out. it is e-book of poem I wrote in legal. It my emotion, reincarnated paper.
i'm hoping it is a begin of fantastic courting among reader and author. i will convey whatever new and electrifying to writing undefined. I plan on writing for a very long time and for from each style, from homicide secret to city myth to unique romance whatever that would let you, the readers to work out a one other international or someone else lifestyles, from a distinct aspect of view.

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Mattress Actress by Annika Cleeve

By Annika Cleeve

Mattress Actress is the tale of Annika Cleeve's eighteen years as a intercourse worker.

Her afflicted adolescence in Queensland ended in operating in a brothel at the Sunshine Coast on the age of fifteen, and from there Annika labored her means as much as the high-end parlours, businesses and personal paintings in a variety of components of Australia and internationally.

In this publication Annika unearths the reality of a intercourse people lifestyles; the consumers, the

girls, the parlour bosses, the scam retailers, the drug deaths, the white slavery, the discrimination, the corrupt police and politicians, the unique go back and forth and the money.

Mattress Actress is a revealing and gutsy examine an individual training the world's oldest career within the overdue 20th century. From wide-eyed blameless to skilled and profitable expert, Annika's tale is either stunning and hugely entertaining.

"Annika Cleeve isn't really her actual identify yet this can be her actual tale: a uncooked and sincere account of lifestyles within the uncooked as a brand new recruit to the oldest profession." – Andrew Rule

Also released as Eve: Confessions of a global name woman by Monsoon Books

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The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple by Jeff Guinn

By Jeff Guinn

by way of the New York Times bestselling writer of Manson, the great, authoritative, and tragic tale of preacher Jim Jones, who was once liable for the Jonestown Massacre—the greatest murder-suicide in American history.

In the Fifties, a tender Indianapolis minister named Jim Jones preached a curious combination of the gospel and Marxism. His congregation was once racially built-in, and he used to be a much-lauded chief within the modern civil rights circulate. finally, Jones moved his church, Peoples Temple, to northern California. He grew to become desirous about electoral politics, and shortly was once a popular Bay sector leader.

In this riveting narrative, Jeff Guinn examines Jones’s existence, from his extramarital affairs, drug use, and fraudulent religion therapeutic to the fraught selection to maneuver nearly one thousand of his fans to a payment within the jungles of Guyana in South the US. Guinn presents gorgeous new information of the occasions resulting in the deadly day in November, 1978 while greater than 9 hundred humans died—including virtually 300 babies and children—after being ordered to swallow a cyanide-laced drink.

Guinn tested hundreds of thousands of pages of FBI records at the case, together with fabric published in the course of the process his examine. He traveled to Jones’s Indiana native land, the place he spoke to humans by no means formerly interviewed, and exposed clean info from Jonestown survivors. He even visited the Jonestown web site with an analogous pilot who flew there the day that Congressman Leo Ryan was once murdered on Jones’s orders. the line to Jonestown is the definitive e-book approximately Jim Jones and the occasions that ended in the tragedy at Jonestown.

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Sins of South Beach by Alex Daoud

By Alex Daoud

Sins of South seashore is the real tale of intercourse, medicinal drugs, violence, corruption, homicide, and the making of Miami seashore. The booklet is an autobiographical portrait of 1 of the main incredible renovations that any urban has ever passed through, and the seedy underside that fueled its rise.

Sins of South seashore finds the city’s renaissance, and the crime and corruption that fueled it. Alex Daoud, who served as Miami Beach’s Commissioner and Mayor from 1979 to 1991, describes in vibrant, first-hand info how, as an idealistic younger attorney, he was once seduced via funds, strength, and intercourse, and the way that seduction resulted in the ethical decay that just about drove him insane.

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Spade (Alta definizione) (Italian Edition) by Giovanni Gastel

By Giovanni Gastel

“Si andava tra le vehicle parcheggiate a iniettare il buio nel sangue. Sfiorare los angeles morte dà sempre una vibrazione succulenta, gridavo al mondo sottraendomi alla vita in keeping with qualche ora… Poi salivamo a casa di lei, senza voglia di sesso né di altro, se non di coca e di baci lievissimi”.
Johnny Boy è un ragazzo di buona famiglia, cresciuto negli agi dell’alta borghesia milanese. Ma l’infanzia protetta e coccolata tra l. a. villa al lago e los angeles tenuta in Toscana si è presto persa in un’adolescenza irrequieta, bruciata dall’ansia di anticipare e provare tutto: il sesso, l’alcol, le droghe. I turbamenti del suo animo sensibile, los angeles curiosità e l’irruenza giovanili spingono Johnny Boy a passare da uno sballo all’altro – marijuana, coca, eroina, psicofarmaci – fino a cadere vittima di una dipendenza che non gli dà scampo. Fino al collasso sulla soglia dei vent’anni.
Con una scrittura schietta che si fa dolorosa autoanalisi, Giovanni Gastel racconta l. a. storia distinctiveness e sincera di un suo adjust ego spintonato tra sensi di colpa e volontà di riscatto: dalla prima esperienza in comunità a 17 anni, fino alla lunga lotta in step with los angeles disintossicazione, condotta nella solitudine di una terra straniera, ormai uomo. according to uscirne definitivamente occorreva quest’ultima prova: riversare fuori senza pudori tutte le emozioni del passato, ripartire dalle pagine del proprio diario in step with rivivere los angeles vertigine di un giovane ex junky negli anfratti del dolore metropolitano. Ora che l’abisso diventa romanzo, Giovanni può cominciare l. a. sua nuova vita.

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J'étais à leurs côtés dans le couloir de la mort: Texas, là by Tyree Bailey,Julia Marie

By Tyree Bailey,Julia Marie

La réalité de l'enfer carcéral texan

« Pouvez-vous vous imaginer un seul speedy ce que cela fait de savoir qu’on va mourir ? Moi je le sais ! En cet enfer où je me trouve, je le vois tous les jours, je le sais tous les jours, je le vis tous les jours. remark pourrais-je ne pas le vivre alors que mon travail, dans ce pénitencier, est de m’occuper des prisonniers du Couloir de los angeles Mort ! »

Un livre coup de poing, des mots qui poignardent ! Il raconte le temps qui passe trop vite, le temps qui stagne, l. a. terreur du jour de l’exécution qui approche, los angeles solitude, los angeles folie, los angeles haine, le racisme, l. a. rage, l. a. révolte, l’amour parfois ! los angeles douleur des mères qui regardent leur enfant mourir, l. a. rage des pères qui n’ont rien pu faire et les hurlements qui viennent du fond des oubliettes. l. a. fin de l’espoir…
L’auteur les a écrits pour les faire entendre, pour que le monde civilisé sache ce qui se passe vraiment derrière les murs de béton du pénitencier texan, là où des hommes attendent los angeles mort pendant parfois plus de 30 ans, là où d’autres hommes vivent los angeles maltraitance, l. a. faim et l’esclavage.

Le témoignage poignant d'un prisonnier américain condamné à tort.


J’ai european à apprendre que l’amitié n’existe pas ici. Nous sommes bouclés en enfer et pourtant nous arrivons encore à nous malmener les uns les autres. remark tant d’hommes qui subissent los angeles même souffrance peuvent-ils se montrer aussi cruels les uns envers les autres ? Quand une souffrance partagée est à ce aspect vast, remark est-ce que tant de gens peuvent encore rester séparés les uns des autres ?
Ma vie était vraiment effroyable ! J’ai volé de los angeles nourriture dans les cuisines, j’ai lavé les vêtements des autres, j’ai fieldé pour pouvoir subvenir à mes besoins. Les prisonniers qui mangeaient ce qui sortait des cuisines tombaient malades comme des mouches. Nous savions que cette nourriture ne convenait pas à des hommes, mais quand on crève de faim, on n’a plus le choix.


Tyree Bailey est un Afro-Américain âgé de 38 ans. C’est un homme cultivé, parlant plusieurs langues. Il est incarcéré dans un pénitencier texan de haute sécurité. C’est par sa compagne depuis 2010, Julia, qu’il a pu nous faire parvenir ce recueil de témoignages qu’elle a traduits.

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Faces I Have Seen by Ted Johnson

By Ted Johnson

FACES i've got visible presents a uncooked and provocative examine human life, forcing the reader to think about the influence of decisions and their ripple impression all through time. It juxtaposes "the highway much less travelled" with the line marked by way of fallacious turns. Faces i've got visible vividly depicts a existence with no desire and the ensuing depravity that ends up in homicide. you'll stroll away with a renewed dedication to nurture and cherish those who are dearest for your heart.

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How I Helped O.J. Get Away With Murder: The Shocking Inside by Mike Gilbert

By Mike Gilbert

You do not know the entire fact approximately O.J. Simpson and the Murders that Gripped a Nation.
But Mike Gilbert does, and after approximately twenty years of being O.J. Simpson's activities agent, company consultant, and depended on confidant, Gilbert is breaking his silence and telling the total tale of the guy he idolized, yet now despises.

Gilbert's stunning story is in contrast to whatever you've got learn sooner than; it is not his "version" of what happened--it's the unvarnished fact. the reality approximately O.J., the murders, and the notorious trial. no longer as Gilbert imagined or would favor it to be, yet the way it truly used to be. Gilbert does not spare somebody, no longer even himself--he helped lie to the jury and feels deeply accountable for the "Not to blame" verdict.

So why is Gilbert conversing out now? Has he long past from sinner to saint? Is he creating a play for sympathy or seeking to make a brief dollar? No. (Proceeds from this e-book are going to the March of Dimes and different chosen charities with which Gilbert has lengthy been associated.) Gilbert is penning this publication simply because he regrets what he did for his cherished, youth idol. He can now not locate any excuse for the way he has shielded O.J. Simpson; and he's made up our minds that the entire fact needs to now learn, including:
* O.J.'s overdue evening confession to Gilbert
* How Gilbert used to be liable for O.J.'s hand now not becoming the homicide glove
* Why O.J. murdered Nicole Simpson and Ron Goldman (it was once greater than jealousy)
* Why Gilbert defended O.J. for therefore long--and what eventually confident him he might achieve this no longer
* How O.J. missed his monetary duties to the Goldman kinfolk and milked the tabloids for money
* the true this is because an armed O.J. burst in at the memorabilia creditors in Las Vegas (Gilbert had what O.J. was once having a look for)

Told with searing candor, this publication leaves no one's recognition intact--not even Gilbert's. yet he casts a obvious gentle on how superstar can corrupt, how energy can misinform, and the way friendship and loyalty will be perverted. His e-book is intended to set the list instantly, to put to leisure the ghosts of that dreadful evening that experience haunted him ever given that, and to now play what little half he can to ahead the method the of justice.

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