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To live outside the law : a memoir

Author: Leaf Fielding
Publisher: London : Profile, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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To live outside the law is the first insider account of the LSD conspiracy ended by Operation Julie, Britain's biggest drug bust. The book opens with Leaf Fielding's arrest in a pre-dawn police raid and ends five years later with his release from jail. The narrative moves back and forth between the harsh world of prison and his previous life - from a childhood at a brutal boarding school onto undergraduate days and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fielding, Leaf.
To Live Outside the Law : Caught by Operation Julie, Britain's Biggest Drugs Bust.
London : Profile, ©2011
Named Person: Leaf Fielding
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leaf Fielding
ISBN: 9781847657619 1847657613
OCLC Number: 763154628
Awards: Short-listed for CWA Gold Dagger for Non-Fiction 2012 (UK)
Description: 1 online resource (327 pages)
Responsibility: Leaf Fielding.

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Operation Julie in 1977 remains Britain's biggest ever drugs bust. The work of eleven police forces, it resulted in the break-up of one of the largest LSD co-operatives in the world, the arrest of  Read more...

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This book is f***ing good -- Howard Marks Dramatic ... A compelling read * Independent on Sunday * Barely a page I couldn't imagine vividly, as if this were a movie -- William Leith * Observer *

 
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