Eight true stories of daring breakouts from infamous institutions such as Alcatraz and Devil's Island, detailing the risks the prisoners faced in attempting to make their escapes, including savage dogs, armed guards and shark-infested waters.
This is Book 23 in the True Stories Series. See all True Stories books here.
Paul Dowswell is a prize-winning author of historical fiction and non-fiction. A former senior editor with Usborne Publishing, he has written over 60 books, including for Bloomsbury the acclaimed Auslander. Away from work he enjoys travelling with his family, and playing with his band in the clubs and pubs of the West Midlands....More about Paul Dowswell