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This is a true story of a journey to hell and back.

In 1994 John Hoskison was a highly respected and successful professional golfer. Then, one evening, after a tournament, he broke a rule of his life by drinking and driving and on the way home he hit and killed a cyclist.

Hoskison knew he'd never escape the pain he'd caused and felt a prison sentence was justified.

As a non-violent first offender, he could have expected to serve part of his sentence in an open prison, but was instead consigned to some of the toughest in Britain; places of medieval-like squalor and violence.

"This is a must read book. Not just an insight into how prison really is but a real life story that illustrates just how quickly your life can turn upside down. There but for the grace of God..." ~John Francome, Author and Champion Jockey.

"...a searingly honest account. John Hoskison tells it like it is, as opposed to what gets portrayed on TV or at the cinema." ~Professor David Wilson, Professor of Criminology at Birmingham City University; former Prison Governor. January, 2012

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Name &Number (Based on a True Story)
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INSIDE (One Man's Experience of Prison) A True Story
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4.2 / 5
Honest and eye opening
September 28th, 2014
A real account of an often fictitious situation, I sat in on one of John's talks - his ability to reflect and move forward is inspiring, it was a privilege to meet him.
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INSIDE A True Story
August 6th, 2013
An excellent well-written factual account of life inside. Thoroughly recommended as John writes as if you are there with him - you are on an emotional rollercoaster with him, you feel the feelings, smell the smells hear the sounds that are part of life inside and John provides graphic visual descriptions in his book which fires up all your senses making 'Inside' a gripping story. I downloaded the book and read it in one go overnight it is so absorbing. This is not the usual career criminal's lifestory but a story of how an ordinary person in the street's life changed in a second and even more to the point it can happen to any of us at any time.
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