Sticks and Stones

Sticks and Stones

by Paul Scrase

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Overview

A memoir by a man who tells his story with brutal honesty, this book delves into the darker side of Bristol – a side that few even know about. Paul Scrase ran brothels, had a hand in drugs, and spent time in prison. But he is also shown as a loving family man, someone who managed to successfully run legitimate companies and help train construction workers in the Middle East. No, this is not a book of glamour and airy prose, but a rollicking account of things most readers will find shocking - providing an insight into Bristol like never before. Yet what could amount to a rogue’s tale of misdeeds is also an intensely human journey, imparting lessons to us all.

“Bristol – a city renowned for its creativity, ‘green’ ethos, and vibrant cultural scene. But behind the acclaim and awards is a world of crime, prostitution, grinding poverty and violence. Paul Scrase’s book reveals this world like no other.”

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781912092871
Publisher: Arkbound
Publication date: 10/01/2017
Pages: 170
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.39(d)

About the Author

Paul Scrase was born and grew up in Bristol. He worked for a number of scaffolding companies before going on to run his own. At the same time Paul also got involved with crime from an early age, spending several years in prison. He has always wanted to tell his story to others and hopes it can be a source of inspiration to those who may come from similar backgrounds. Paul is now the proud father of two daughters.

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