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Hard Time: Locked Up Abroad Raving Arizona Shaun Attwood

Hard Time: Locked Up Abroad Raving Arizona

Shaun Attwood

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“Hard Time makes the Shawshank Redemption look like a holiday camp” – News of the World“A buttock-clenchingly terrifying cautionary tale” – Meg Rosoff author of How I Live NowAs a teenager in an industrial UK town, Shaun Attwood covets the AmericanMore“Hard Time makes the Shawshank Redemption look like a holiday camp” – News of the World“A buttock-clenchingly terrifying cautionary tale” – Meg Rosoff author of How I Live NowAs a teenager in an industrial UK town, Shaun Attwood covets the American Dream. He moves to Arizona with only student credit cards and becomes a stock-market millionaire. After throwing Ecstasy parties for thousands of ravers, Shaun bumps heads with Sammy the Bull Gravano, an Italian Mafia mass murderer, who puts a hit out on him.The dream turns into a nightmare when a SWAT team smashes Shaun’s door down. Inside Arizona’s deadliest jail, Shaun struggles to survive against an unpredictable backdrop of gang violence and sickening human-rights violations.Over time and bolstered by the love and support of his fiancée and family, he uses incarceration for learning and introspection.With a tiny pencil sharpened on a cell door, Shaun documents the conditions: dead rats in the food, cockroaches crawling in his ears at night, murders and riots… Smuggled out of maximum-security and posted online, his writing shines the international media spotlight on the plight of the prisoners in Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s jail.Join best-selling author Shaun Attwood on a harrowing voyage into the darkest recesses of human existence in Hard Time, the second book from the English Shaun trilogy.