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The Escape (Quick Reads)

Lynda La Plante

Reading level: Level 1

Colin Burrows is desperate. Recently sent to prison for burglary, he knows that his four year sentence means that he will miss the birth of his first child.

Sharing a cell with Colin is Barry Marsden. Unlike most of the inmates, Barry actually likes prison life. He’s come from a very difficult family. In prison, he has three meals a day and he has discovered a talent for drawing.

Sad to see his cellmate looking depressed, Barry hatches a plan to get Colin out of jail for the birth. It’s a plan so crazy that either it will fail and get both men in deeper trouble, or it might just work.

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  • Simon & Schuster
  • 9781471132292
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