Without a Net: A True Tale of Prison, Penthouses, and Playmates by Michael ClaibourneWithout a Net: A True Tale of Prison, Penthouses, and Playmates by Michael Claibourne

Without a Net: A True Tale of Prison, Penthouses, and Playmates

byMichael Claibourne

Paperback | October 1, 2015

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Starving and certain that I would die in my dingy jail cell in Spain, I made a deal with God. I fell to my knees, promising to give up all drugs and criminal activities. I prayed out loud, witnessed only by the urine-soaked walls and huge rats that shared my cage. My desperation was raw and naked. I thought about the Countess. I thought about my parents at home on Long Island. But mostly I thought about myself. "Save me, God, and I will live virtuously and honor my family." I was released early and found myself back home, penniless and living in my parents' basement. God had kept his promise. I soon broke mine... Without a Net is an autobiographical road trip through a volatile period of American history. Barry Hornig was a seeker and an explorer. His adventures were splendid and sordid, and the sort of stuff that would teach anyone a lesson. This is the story of how he learned his lessons the hard way.
Michael Claibourne graduated from Oberlin College with a BA in English Literature in 1990. After studying Japanese for several years in Tokyo, he worked in software development for a while in Los Angeles, first at Disney Interactive and then at DreamWorks Feature Animation. Finding writing far more rewarding than the world of software ...
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Title:Without a Net: A True Tale of Prison, Penthouses, and PlaymatesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:October 1, 2015Publisher:Koehler BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1633930769

ISBN - 13:9781633930766

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