Inferno Thai Dodici Anni In Un Carcere Di Bangkok

Autore: Warren Fellows
Editore:
ISBN: 9788864422282
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The Damage Done

Autore: W Fellows
Editore: Random House
ISBN: 1780572263
Grandezza: 47,15 MB
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Think about the most wretched day of your life. Maybe it was when someone you loved died, or when you were badly hurt in an accident, or a day when you were so terrified you could scarcely bear it. No imagine 4,000 of those days in one big chunk. In 1978, Warren Fellows was convicted in Thailand of heroin trafficking and was sentenced to life imprisonment. The Damage Done is his story of an unthinkable nightmare in a place where sewer rats and cockroaches are the only nutritious food, and where the worst punishment is the khun deo - solitary confinement, Thai style. Fellows was certainly guilty of his crime, but he endured and survived human-rights abuses beyond imagination. This is not his plea for forgiveness, nor his denial of guilt; it is the story of an ordeal that no one would wish on their worst enemy. It is an essential read: heartbreaking, fascinating and impossible to put down.

4 000 Days

Autore: Warren Fellows
Editore: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312253646
Grandezza: 51,36 MB
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The author describes how, after being convicted of drug trafficking in Thailand, he was given a life sentence at the Bang Kwang prison, where he overcame hardships and inhumane conditions in his struggle to survive.

The Sixteenth Round

Autore: Rubin Carter
Editore: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 1569768617
Grandezza: 14,50 MB
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"A document of life lived in the center of hell." --Sports Illustrated "A shocking, savage and brilliant indictment of racial injustice and the inhumanity of the prison." --Globe and Mail Rubin "Hurricane" Carter was riding a wave of success. The survivor of a difficult youth, he rose to become a top contender for the middleweight boxing crown. But his career crashed to a halt on May 26, 1967, when he and another man were found guilty of the murder of three white people and sentenced to three consecutive life terms. Written from prison and first published in 1974, The Sixteenth Round chronicles Hurricane's journey from the ring to solitary confinement. The book was his cry for help to the public, an attempt to set the record straight and force a new trial. Bob Dylan wrote his classic anthem "Hurricane" about his struggle, and Muhammad Ali and thousands of others took up his cause. The power of Carter's voice, as well as his ironic humor, makes this an eloquent, soul-stirring account of a remarkable life. Rubin "Hurricane" Carter was released from prison in 1988. Former chair and CEO of Canada's Association in Defence of the Wrongly Convicted and, since 2005, CEO of Innocence International, Dr. Carter is the author of Eye of the Hurricane: My Path from Darkness to Freedom. His life has been the subject of three books and a major motion picture, The Hurricane, starring Denzel Washington. The recipient of honorary doctor of law degrees from Griffith University, Australia, and York University, Toronto, Dr. Carter lives in Toronto.

Star

Autore: Peter Biskind
Editore: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743246586
Grandezza: 37,49 MB
Formato: PDF
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In this compulsively readable and constantly surprising book, Peter Biskind, the author of the film classics "Easy Riders, Raging Bulls" and "Down and Dirty Pictures," writes the most intimate, revealing, and balanced biography ever of Hollywood legend Warren Beatty.

An American Spy

Autore: Olen Steinhauer
Editore: Minotaur Books
ISBN: 1429950447
Grandezza: 58,62 MB
Formato: PDF
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In Olen Steinhauer's bestseller The Tourist, reluctant CIA agent Milo Weaver uncovered a conspiracy linking the Chinese government to the highest reaches of the American intelligence community, including his own Department of Tourism---the most clandestine department in the Company. The shocking blowback arrived in the Hammett Award--winning The Nearest Exit when the Department of Tourism was almost completely wiped out as the result of an even more insidious plot. Following on the heels of these two spectacular novels comes An American Spy, Olen Steinhauer's most stunning thriller yet. With only a handful of "tourists"—CIA-trained assassins—left, Weaver would like to move on and use this as an opportunity to regain a normal life, a life focused on his family. His former boss in the CIA, Alan Drummond, can't let it go. When Alan uses one of Milo's compromised aliases to travel to London and then disappears, calling all kinds of attention to his actions, Milo can't help but go in search of him. Worse still, it's beginning to look as if Tourism's enemies are gearing up for a final, fatal blow. With An American Spy, Olen Steinhauer, by far the best espionage writer in a generation, delivers a searing international thriller that will settle once and for all who is pulling the strings and who is being played. An American Spy is one of The New York Times Notable Books of 2012.

When Jonathan Died

Autore: Tony Duvert
Editore: Heretic Books
ISBN: 9780854491544
Grandezza: 24,68 MB
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Lettering Large

Autore: Steven Heller
Editore: Monacelli Press
ISBN: 9781580933599
Grandezza: 20,83 MB
Formato: PDF
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Today typography has jumped off the printed page to stand on its own as branding, sculpture, and even architecture. Lettering Large examines this phenomenon through a diverse collection of images collected from a vast range of sources around the world. As technology has made construction and production of monumental letters possible, the demand for their design has grown exponentially. Type is ever more in the environment and this book is the first to chronicle the literal and figurative growth of letters as imposing presences on the urban landscape. Preeminent graphic design and typographic commentator and historian Steve Heller teams with Mirko Ilic, a noted graphic designer and colleague of Walter Bernard and Milton Glaser, to select the most dramatic and telling examples culled from sites across the United States and throughout Europe and Asia.

Christiane F La Mia Seconda Vita

Autore: Christiane V. Felscherinow
Editore:
ISBN: 9788817079501
Grandezza: 61,27 MB
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Mrs Miniver

Autore: Jan Struther
Editore: G K Hall & Company
ISBN: 9780783896359
Grandezza: 25,71 MB
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In prewar England, Mrs. Miniver, an ordinary English wife and mother of three, finds extraordinary aspects of life in the everyday routines others take for granted.