A Few Kind Words and a Loaded Gun: The Autobiography of a Career Criminal

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Viking, 2004 - Criminals - 482 pages
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A Few Kind Words and a Loaded Gun is the autobiography of convicted criminal Noel Razor Smith. An extraordinarily vivid account of how a tearaway kid from South London became a career criminal, it is both a searing indictment of a system that determinedly brutalized young offenders and a frank, unsentimental acknowledgement of the thrills of the criminal life. Shocking, fascinating and frightening by turns, it also reveals Razor Smith to be a remarkably talented writer.

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A FEW KIND WORDS AND A LOADED GUN: The Autobiography of a Career Criminal

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"Like the ghost of Jacob Marley, I have spent my life carefully fashioning the chains that now bind me, link by link": a graphic, memorable chronicle of a life spent causing mayhem.Noel Stephen Smith ... Read full review

Contents

No Blacks No Dogs No Irish
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A Small Corner of Hell
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Young Guns
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