Start Reading

Once Upon a Crime - I Grew Up in Britain's Hardest City, Where the Only Way to Survive Was on Your Wits

Ratings:
300 pages5 hours

Summary

This is the true story of Jimmy Cryans. A story of growing up in Glasgow's east end during the fifties and sixties and how he became involved in a life of crime. Jimmy speaks about the various characters he met and his dealings with some of Britain's major criminals. He reveals how petty theft and shoplifting quickly snowballed into armed robbery with raids on banks, jewelers and security vehicles. But Jimmy's story also explains his lifelong quest to find himself and how it eventually led to triumph over adversity. At times funny and uplifting and at others sad, above all this is a real life story that will inspire.

Read on the Scribd mobile app

Download the free Scribd mobile app to read anytime, anywhere.