On the Inside: Life Behind Bars by Australia's Most Famous Criminal

Author(s): John Killick

True Crime

John Killick fed his gambling addiction by robbing banks in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s,but this career criminal entered a new phase when he met Russian immigrant Lucy Dudkoat a party in 1995. Infamously remembered for his part in an audacious and desperateescape from prion in a helicopter, today he stands as a man in balance with the community,surrounded by supportive family and friends around him.On the Inside is John's story about being in some of Australia's most infamous prisons . Silverwater,Bathurst, Goulbourn Supermax; the conditions inside and the people he met there . The BackpackerMurderer Ivan Milat, Graeme Thorne Kidnapper Steven Bradley; the last man hanged in Australia, RonaldRyan, but also many unknown stories.This is John Killick at his best raw, confronting and redemptive. In prison, John was able to participatein courses that helped him manage his addiction and put him on the right road for successful rehabilitation.


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On the Inside is John Killick’s story about his time inside some of Australia’s most infamous prisons; Silverwater, Bathurst, Goulburn Supermax.

John served time with Ivan Milat, Graeme Thorne, Steven Bradley and Ronald Ryan, but the book also includes many unknown stories. As well as a fascinating look at some famous Australian criminals on the inside, this is also John’s own incredible story of battling addiction, self-discovery, and how the prison system shaped his life.


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General Fields

  • : 9781760790042
  • : New Holland Publishers Pty, Limited
  • : New Holland (Australia)
  • : 0.443
  • : November 2018
  • : 1.5 Centimeters X 16.5 Centimeters X 24 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : John Killick
  • : Paperback
  • : 365.60922
  • : 292