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Title: THE JOY
MOUNTJOY JAIL. THE SHOCKING, TRUE STORY OF LIFE ON THE INSIDE
By: Paul Howard
Format: Electronic book text

List price: £7.99


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ISBN 10: 1847175104
ISBN 13: 9781847175106
Publisher: O'BRIEN PRESS LTD
Pub. date: 1 January, 2013
Pages: 200
Description: One man's story of life in The Joy - compulsive, chilling and frank.A no-holds-barred account of a criminal's time in the notorious Dublin prison, as revealed to journalist Paul Howard.
Synopsis: One man's story of life in The Joy -- compulsive, chilling and frank.A no-holds-barred account of a criminal's time in the notorious Dublin prison, as revealed to journalist Paul Howard. This extraordinary life story tells it all.The desperate lifestyle of a junkie; bullying and savage beatings among the prisoners; ingenious drug-smuggling ploys; the despairing cry for help of a failed suicide attempt. But alongside the pain there is humour -- from the hilarity of World Cup celebrations to the distraction of a beautiful aerobics teacher, from bingeing on altar wine to the shortest-ever "hunger strike".The first ever glimpse of Mountjoy Prison -- from the inside. Illustrated with black & white photographs.
Illustrations: 16 Halftones, black and white
Publication: Ireland
Imprint: O'Brien Press Ltd
Returns: Non-returnable
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