Mammoth Book of Prison Breaks

Author(s): Paul Simpson

Non Fiction

True stories of prison breaks including those of Frank Abagnale, whose story is told in Catch Me If You Can; Henri Charriere who claimed to have escaped from the supposedly inescapable Devil's Island - the true story as opposed to his questionable memoir, Papillon; Bud Day, said to be the only US serviceman ever to have escaped to South Vietnam; the six prisoners who escaped from Death Row in Mecklenburg Correctional Center; and Pascal Payeret, the French armed robber who escaped not once, but twice from French prisons with the help of a helicopter.

Product Information

Extraordinary accounts of remarkable escapes from maximum-security prisons.

Paul Simpson is the author or co-author of over a dozen non-fiction books including an acclaimed round-up of conspiracy theories. He has edited and contributed to numerous international entertainment magazines and currently oversees news and reviews website

General Fields

  • : 9781472100238
  • : Little, Brown Book Group Limited
  • : Robinson Publishing
  • : 0.359
  • : June 2013
  • : 197mm X 130mm X 33mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paul Simpson
  • : Paperback
  • : very good
  • : 528