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Title:Brother One Cell : An American Coming of Age in South Korea's Prisons
Price:AUD$8.95 (about USD$7.00)
Item ID:P002-0000884
Publisher:Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, East Rutherford, NJ, U.S.A, 2008
Binding:Soft cover
Condition:Very Good
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 2008, Soft cover, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st

348 pages. This book is in very good or better condition. It has no tears to the pages and no pages are missing from the book. The spine of the book is still in great condition. The front cover has some bumps and marks. It has signs of previous use but overall is in really nice, tight condition. Items are shipped same day or next business day and are shipped directly from our Australian address. SYNOPSIS: The pain in my side hasn't been diagnosed but I'm sure it's Korea. A little Korean tumour there between the pancreas and liver, or maybe a Korean tear in the muscle around the ribs, a Korean hernia, a persistent Korean funk . . . the Hermit Kingdom took a huge piece of me, she vigorously broke me down and forced me to start life over' Locked up for three and a half years for smuggling hashish, young American Cullen Thomas found himself struggling to survive in South Korea's harshest prisons. In this evocative memoir he describes the extraordinary people he encountered: the Pakistani people-traffickers awaiting the death penalty for murder, the Columbian emerald smuggler, the carefree Peruvian luggage thief who travelled the world in a business suit, the American who killed his two sons, the Korean gang leader who inspired him to find dignity and purpose in his life inside prison. As he learned to adapt to both the prison regime and the unspoken rules of Korea's Confucian society, he found within himself a kind of freedom and gratitude to the men he'd come to know, the struggle he'd passed through, to Korea herself. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Personal Memoirs, Criminals & Outlaws, General; ISBN: . ISBN/EAN: 9780143113119. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 0000884.
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