Format: Print Length
Publisher: Microcosm Publishing; 2 edition (November 29, 2014)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 6.4 MB
Downloadable formats: PDF
during this introspective exploration of former boxer Joey Torrey's existence, his previous, his homicide conviction, and his greater than 30-year incarceration in a California country criminal are each one fine-tooth combed. approximately 5 years after his unique memoir, this new version is re-written as a biography and delves deeper into conditions surrounding Torrey’s alleged homicide of his boxing trainer, the long criminal sentence passed down, his undercover collaboration with the FBI on “Operation Matchbook” in aid of John McCain’s proposed expert Boxing Amendments Act, and the internal workings of the criminal procedure normally. From his days as a Compton gang chief and an Olympic boxing hopeful to being attempted as an grownup instead of a 17-year-old minor, this compelling narrative displays on his existence as a parable in addition to studying the concepts utilized in his conviction, reminiscent of setting up the purpose as theft regardless of a scarcity of facts linking the outlet of secure to the assassin. And after greater than 3 a long time as a version prisoner—and saving the lifetime of a jail guard—Torrey has prolifically written hundreds and hundreds of letters to Joe Biel, who unearths himself within the not likely scenario to percentage this tale.