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Hard Time: A Brit in America's Toughest Jail Paperback – 5 Aug 2010

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  • Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Mainstream Publishing (5 Aug. 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1845966511
  • ISBN-13: 978-1845966515
  • Product Dimensions: 15.3 x 2.2 x 23.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 261 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 211,963 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Hard Time makes Shawshank look like a holiday camp -- News of the World September 26, 2010

A searing indictment of the controversial penal tactics of Sheriff Joe Arpaio - who revels in the title of 'America's Toughest Sheriff' -- BBC News August 22, 2010

A tale of brutality and a lesson in behind-bars etiquette -- Manchester Evening News August 3, 2010

A gripping account of Attwood's time among lethal gangsters -- City AM July 22, 2010

Attwood's hair-raising and oddly hilarious account of his two years in the county jail is a reminder of the conditions that caused the deaths of numerous prisoners -- Phoenix New Times, August 26, 2010

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The extraordinary account of how a well-educated young Englishman survived 26 months in Sheriff Joe Arpaio's harsh US jail system

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