The Mammoth Book of Prison Breaks

The Mammoth Book of Prison Breaks

by Paul Simpson

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Overview

True stories of prison breaks including those of Frank Abagnale, whose story is told in Catch Me If You Can; Henri Charrière 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 Details

ISBN-13: 9781472100245
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publication date: 07/04/2013
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 528
Sales rank: 628,939
File size: 1 MB
Age Range: 12 - 18 Years

About the Author

PAUL SIMPSON is the author and co-author of over two dozen non-fiction books including A Brief History of the Spy and The Mammoth Book of Prison Breaks.

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