Romancing substances, prisons, & politics. Is the true tale on one man's substance abuse delivering him into the confines of a Texas prison. In which he finds himself indelibly examining daily life behind the razor wire. Surrounded by a significant number of murderers, pedophiles, and a fraternity of substance abusers as he is, Ricky seeks a permanent end to his alcoholism and drug addictions. His story is rich with the wisdom gained completely abstaining from chemical demons. Crossing the bridges of penal, familial, and inmate politics, the tale reveals a litany of fascinating, and occasionally prurient, always challenging circumstances. Carefully, Ricky details the disturbing nuances of prison life, and the many emotional transformations he himself undertakes in a valid effort to conquer his deviant, and insensitive, character defects. The focus of the novel is generously applied to a number of pertinent social issues. To be sure, some which will irrevocably surprise you, and you will never forget.
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About the Author
Rene' Abril was born into a newspaper family on the Caribbean island of Cuba, the Pearl of the Antilles. In 1961, he exiled to Miami, Florida. Mr. Abril expresses his gratitude to the CIA and Operation Peter Pan, a little publicized, successful effort, which responsibly expatriated more than fourteen thousand underage children without their parents to the United States. Presently, he dedicates free time to democratic causes focusing primarily on strengthening the values of the one man, one woman, and one vote principle.