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The Damage Done By Peter Woolf

The Damage Done
by Peter Woolf

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Presents a portrayal of a man ensconced in a world of violence and depravity who, against the odds, managed to turn his life around.
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The Damage Done by Peter Woolf

'For almost all my life, I've been the person you crossed the street to avoid. I had nothing in my life but that need, that empty space I could only fill with more drugs, with more drink. That was my aim - steal by day, get wasted by night...' Peter Woolf is fifty-one and has spent half his life in and out of jail. A heroin addict at fourteen, he went on to become a notorious career criminal with close links to the London crime underworld. Yet, amazingly, today Peter is clean, has not reoffended since a life-changing meeting in 2002 when he came face to face with some of his victims.Born in 1957, Peter's childhood was one of abuse and neglect: everything was solved by violence, and crime was a way of life. The expectation of Peter was that he would rise under the umbrella of the Nashes, one of London's leading crime families, to be a key player in the criminal fraternity. Given alcohol when still in the pram, and drugs as early as ten years old, education was irrelevant and he was in approved school by the age of twelve. On his release his life became an endless cycle of drugs, violent crimes to pay for drugs, then prison. This is a searingly honest and gritty portrayal of a man ensconced in a world of violence and depravity who, against the odds, managed to turn his life around.

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About Peter Woolf


Peter Woolf is fifty and was a career criminal until five years ago. He is now married and lives in Norfolk. He regularly gives lectures to police forces and other groups up and down the country on Restorative Justice. He is employed by the Metropolitan Police as a Restorative consultant, working in North London with prolific and priority offenders.

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GOR001404149
The Damage Done by Peter Woolf
Peter Woolf
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Transworld Publishers Ltd
2008-05-15
304
0593059859
9780593059852
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