Books tagged: prison escape

These results show books which have been specifically tagged with this keyword. You can also try doing a general search for the term "prison escape" .
You may also limit results to books that contain two tags.
Try one of these commonly-used combinations:
Some content may be filtered out. To view such content, change your filtering option.

Found 7 results

Midnight Express
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,810. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
The gut-wrenching true story of a young man's incarceration and escape from a Turkish prison, a classic story of survival and human endurance, told with humor, honesty, and heart, it became the Academy Award-winning blockbuster film of the same name. In 1970 Billy Hayes was arrested at the Istanbul airport with 4 pounds of hashish, given a life sentence, and made a dramatic escape after 5 years.
The Great Escape: The Inside Story of the Dannemora Prison Escape
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,820. Language: American English. Published: September 12, 2017 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Written in his own unique style, Author Paul “Doc” Gaccione covers his experiences as a prisoner in this maximum security facility during the time of the Danemora Prison Escape.
The Midnight Express Letters: From a Turkish Prison 1970-1975
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,680. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
The annotated letters that Billy Hayes wrote to his family, girlfriend, and friends during his 5 years in a Turkish prison, are the compelling raw source material from which Midnight Express--the worldwide best-selling book that became an Academy Award-winning film--is drawn. They tell Billy's story of both the events and the inner journey, with the urgency and intimacy of the moment.
Midnight Return: Escaping Midnight Express
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,820. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Billy Hayes leapt from prison isolation to international notoriety when Midnight, the book about his 5 years in and escape from a Turkish prison, became a worldwide bestseller, and an Academy Award-winning film. Midnight Return chronicles his struggles and triumphs in that transition, tracing Billy's journey from desperation to freedom, self-knowledge, and healing.
Bread And Water: The Escape And Ordeal Of Two New Zealand World War II Conscientious Objectors
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,570. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013 by Philip Garside. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Public affairs
New Zealand World War II conscientious objectors were treated harshly. Imprisoned for their pacifist beliefs, Chris Palmer and Merv Browne were held in military defaulters’ camps in the central North Island. To bring conditions in the camps to public notice, in 1944 Chris and Merv escaped to Wellington. This classic book tells of their audacious adventure and consequent punishment.
A Checkered Past
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,150. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Miami native William Van Poyck- burglar, bank robber, escape artist, and novelist - pens a sweeping, vividly sketched autobiography guiding readers on an unforgettable, four-decade odyssey, from barefoot youth to reform school to death row. Projected through the lens of raw experience, this is a brutally authentic look into the hardscrabble underbelly of America's criminal justice system.
Ol' Red
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,960. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015 by Jack. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
An innocent man is thrown into the nightmare existence of heavy labor, savagery and danger of a South Georgia prison farm. No one has ever escaped this hellhole overseen by a sadistic warden and a dog with a legendary reputation for never losing his man, Here's the real story behind the Blake Shelton country classic hit song, "Ol' Red." If you liked the song, you're gonna love this book!