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How to Escape from Prison
 

How to Escape from Prison (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Wood, Paul

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A book on how to break free from prison 'Powerful lessons in personal change and performance' As an 18-year-old, Dr Paul Wood was completely off the rails. He wasn't coping with the impending death of his mother, he was dependent on drugs, and was an unemployed high-school dropou...t committing crimes to feed his habit. Two days after his mother died he lost control when his then drug dealer attempted to sexually assault him. He spent 11 years in some of New Zealand's toughest prisons. But after a series of remarkable events, including a 'enlightening' encounter with a criminal safe-cracker, Paul became the first person in New Zealand to progress through undergraduate studies to attain a bachelor's and master's degree in prison, and was the first person to begin a doctorate while still incarcerated. In this awe-inspiring book, Dr Paul Wood shares his life of crime, his time behind bars and his pathway to freedom.This is a book about survival, self-control, education, and using adversity to your advantage. It is a book about how to identify your own personal prison, and the five steps to freedom Paul has developed for his programme called What's Your Prison? Through his own experience behind bars, Paul became aware of the fundamental issues people face when trying to create change. He says that 85% of the decisionswe make every day are made while on auto-pilot. You can either arrive at yourdeath-bed on autopilot or you can make conscious changes to your life. His academic study in the fields of human behaviour, development and industrial and organisational psychology led him to establish a way of thinking about who we are as individuals and our capacity to overcome our greatest challenges.Part memoir, part guide on how to escape from prison, this is a incredible, gripping read about a man who reached the depths of overwhelming despair, to the heights of true freedom.
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ISBN 9781775541196
Published AU 17 Jun 2019
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781775541196
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint HarperCollins Publishers (New Zealand)
Published 17 Jun 2019
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Wood, Paul
Category Biography & Autobiography
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 328
Dimensions Width: 155mm
Height: 236mm
Spine: 25mm
Dewey Code 158.1092
Weight 420g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Autobiography: General
ONIX Text General/trade

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