New PDF release: In the World: From the Big House to Hollywood

By Richard Stratton

Smuggler's Blues, the 1st ebook in Richard Stratton's memoir of his legal profession, exact his years as a kingpin within the Hippie Mafia. Kingpin, the second one booklet, traced his eight-year trip throughout the felony justice process, via federal trials and myriad jails and prisons and culminating in his good fortune as a self-taught jailhouse legal professional successful his personal free up. during this ultimate quantity, Stratton recounts his go back to civilian lifestyles, as a convicted felon who have been compelled to confront his demons and an aspiring author who yearned to make his mark.

From parole to Hollywood to marriage and fatherhood, he chanced on his method within the loose international. operating within the long island workplace of a legal security legal professional, he in some way adhered to the stringent stipulations of his unencumber to not go together with different felons. while his felony novel Smack Goddess was once released, his mentor Norman Mailer entered his lifestyles back. Going to Hollywood to refer to on a documentary, he grew to become a author and manufacturer, and his function movie Slam received significant awards at Sundance and Cannes. on the earth comprises profiles of celebrities corresponding to Mailer, Oliver Stone, Sean Penn, Harvey Keitel, Robert De Niro, and others.

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