The Road to London Bridge

The Road to London Bridge

  • 作者: Gallant, Steve
  • 原文出版社:Seven Dials
  • 出版日期:2024/02/27
  • 語言:英文
  • 定價:760
  • 運送方式:
  • 臺灣與離島
  • 海外
  • 可配送點:台灣、蘭嶼、綠島、澎湖、金門、馬祖
  • 可取貨點:台灣、蘭嶼、綠島、澎湖、金門、馬祖
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內容簡介

This is a story of physical bravery, moral courage, and the power of redemption from the man who led the charge in stopping the terrorist attack at Fishmongers’ Hall in November 2019.

From cell fires to violent feuds and gang battles on prison wings, after being sentenced to life imprisonment for murder, what Steve witnessed at HMP Frankland made him change his life forever. After losing everything, he vowed to never use violence again.

In November 2019, Steve’s redemptive journey led him to a Learning Together event at Fishmongers’ Hall, hosted by his mentor, Jack Merritt, and attended by Saskia Jones. It was here, on his first day out of prison on day release, that Steve was forced to break his vow as he bravely confronted and fought armed-terrorist Usman Khan on London Bridge. Armed just with a narwhal tusk, Steve wrestled and held Khan to the ground while he waited for the police to arrive.

In October 2020 Steve was granted a royal prerogative of mercy in recognition of his actions at London Bridge. In August 2021 he was released from prison.

This is Steve Gallant’s powerful and inspiring story of redemption told in full for the first time.

 

作者簡介

Steven Gallant was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of Barrie Jackson in 2005 and transferred to HMP Frankland in 2006. Whilst in prison Steven vowed to never commit violence again, teaching himself how to write, educating himself and completing a business degree at Oxford Brookes University. At an open prison event at Fishmongers’ Hall, he witnessed the murders of Jack Merritt and Saskia Jones, and fought Usman Khan, subduing him on London Bridge. He was granted a Royal Prerogative of Mercy by the Queen and released from prison in August 2021. In March 2023 Steve was awarded a Queen’s Gallantry Medal in recognition of his heroic actions at London Bridge.

 

詳細資料

  • ISBN:9781399604857
  • 規格:平裝 / 320頁 / 普通級 / 初版
  • 出版地:美國

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