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EscapeThe True Story of the Only Westerner Ever to Break Out of th By MacMillan, David

EscapeThe True Story of the Only Westerner Ever to Break Out of th by MacMillan, David

Condition - Very Good
$38.99
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Summary

After being arrested at Don Muang airport, David McMillan spent over a year in Klong Plem awaiting trial. Two weeks before a near-certain death sentence, McMillan escaped, never to be seen in Thailand again. This book reveals the nightmare of existence in this infamous jail and explains how he made his hazardous jailbreak.

EscapeThe True Story of the Only Westerner Ever to Break Out of th Summary

EscapeThe True Story of the Only Westerner Ever to Break Out of th by MacMillan, David

Klong Prem prison, Thailand. The 'Bangkok Hilton', where 600 foreigners wait and rot among the 12,000 inmates. Amidst the tragic, ruthless and forgotten, one man resolves to do what no other has done: escape. This is the true story of drug smuggler David McMillan's perilous break-out from Asia's most notorious prison. After being arrested at Don Muang airport, McMillan spent over a year in Klong Plem awaiting trial. He watched as the other foreign prisoners fell prey to disease, violence and despair. Death appeared to be their only way out, but he resolved that this would not be the end for him. Two weeks before a near-certain death sentence, McMillan escaped, never to be seen in Thailand again. In this gripping account, he reveals the nightmare of existence in this infamous jail and explains how he made his hazardous jailbreak.

EscapeThe True Story of the Only Westerner Ever to Break Out of th Reviews

"Reads better than any thriller" -- Stephen Leather, bestselling author Soft Target and Cold Kill "Once McMillan puts his daring plan into place, the action rips along like a thriller ... breathtaking stuff" News of the World "Gripping" Zoo Weekly

About MacMillan, David

David McMillan began his drug-smuggling career following a trip to India in his 20s. Following his arrest in Thailand and subsequent escape from Klong Prem maximum security prison in 1996, David continued to undertake risky adventures until retiring to London in the late '90s.

Additional information

GOR001275656
9781845963453
1845963458
EscapeThe True Story of the Only Westerner Ever to Break Out of th by MacMillan, David
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Transworld Publishers Ltd
2008-07-03
320
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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