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Forget You Had a Daughter: Doing Time in the 'Bangkok Hilton': Sandra Gregory's Story

Forget You Had a Daughter: Doing Time in the 'Bangkok Hilton': Sandra Gregory's Story

Sandra Gregory Michael Tierney Martin Bell
3.9/5 (2303 ratings)
Incredible real life story - an inspiring and courageous journey from prison to renewal; Using education as a bridge to understanding, Sandra Gregory retraces her steps to prevent people repeating her tragic mistake; Major news coverage - dramatic human interest story; Sandra Gregory served seven years of a 22-year sentence imposed by a court in Thailand, after being caught smuggling 87 grams of heroin through Bangkok airport in 1993. Initially she faced the death penalty. She spent 4-1/2 years in the notorious Lard Yao women's prison - dubbed the Bangkok Hilton - before being repatriated in 1997 to serve the rest of her sentence in Britain. In Lard Yao Gregory shared a cell with 170 prisoners. Space was so cramped she had to pull her knees up to her chest when lying down. An open sewer ran around three sides of the compound where inmates wash clothes and dishes in filthy water. Prison in Britain was no better - she was in a cell 'like a gerbil cage under a system she portrays as a slow torture - being kept alive to suffer slowly. She was freed in July 2000 after being granted a royal pardon by the King of Thailand. Shortly after her capture she wrote to her parents requesting t
Language
English
Pages
288
Format
Hardcover
Publisher
Vision
Release
October 01, 2003
ISBN
1904132065
ISBN 13
9781904132066

Forget You Had a Daughter: Doing Time in the 'Bangkok Hilton': Sandra Gregory's Story

Sandra Gregory Michael Tierney Martin Bell
3.9/5 (2303 ratings)
Incredible real life story - an inspiring and courageous journey from prison to renewal; Using education as a bridge to understanding, Sandra Gregory retraces her steps to prevent people repeating her tragic mistake; Major news coverage - dramatic human interest story; Sandra Gregory served seven years of a 22-year sentence imposed by a court in Thailand, after being caught smuggling 87 grams of heroin through Bangkok airport in 1993. Initially she faced the death penalty. She spent 4-1/2 years in the notorious Lard Yao women's prison - dubbed the Bangkok Hilton - before being repatriated in 1997 to serve the rest of her sentence in Britain. In Lard Yao Gregory shared a cell with 170 prisoners. Space was so cramped she had to pull her knees up to her chest when lying down. An open sewer ran around three sides of the compound where inmates wash clothes and dishes in filthy water. Prison in Britain was no better - she was in a cell 'like a gerbil cage under a system she portrays as a slow torture - being kept alive to suffer slowly. She was freed in July 2000 after being granted a royal pardon by the King of Thailand. Shortly after her capture she wrote to her parents requesting t
Language
English
Pages
288
Format
Hardcover
Publisher
Vision
Release
October 01, 2003
ISBN
1904132065
ISBN 13
9781904132066

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