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The fear of 13

By: Yarris, Nick

1780896522 / 9781780896526
Paperback
365.6
17/11/2016
Usually dispatched within 2 weeks
England
24 cm ix, 292 pages
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TV tie-in.

This is the memoir of Nick Yarris, who was wrongly convicted of rape and murder and spent 22 years on Death Row.

While he was in prison, to keep himself sane, Nick educated himself (including learning about triskaidekaphobia, the fear of 13 which gives the book its name).

Later, as the technology developed, Nick pressed for post-conviction DNA testing, which eventually led to him being acquitted of all charges.

Nick tells of his experiences with immediacy and passion, and narrates his tale to brilliant charismatic effect both here and in the film of the same name released in 2015.

Widely critically acclaimed, the film will debut on Netflix in 2017 and this book adds a further dimension and more detail to Nick's compelling story.

BIC:

1KBBEP Pennsylvania, 3JJPN c 1980 to c 1990, 3JJPR c 1990 to c 2000, BGA Autobiography: general, BTC True crime, JKVP1 Prisons

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