The Ride's Back On
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The Ride's Back On

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In the number one-selling crime autobiography, Stop the Ride, I Want to Get Off, Dave Courtney wrote about his life of crime and how he had decided to put that all behind him, moving into the world of the media. This proved harder than he thought, as he details in his long awaited latest book, The Ride's Back On. For Dave faces a fierce test as he is accused by a corrupt policeman of being a grass, and although the court case ends up with Dave going free (and the policeman in jail), nevertheless Dave's reputation needs defending. He defends it here in the best possible way: telling the world about what really goes on, both in court (dressed as a jester, and punching out the corrupt officer, for starters) and out of it - gunfights in Tenerife, porn films in LA, taking his own movie, Hell To Pay, to the Cannes film festival, plus getting caught in gang warfare. With Dave at the wheel, the ride's guaranteed to be a wild one.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 392 pages
  • 108 x 170 x 30mm | 222.26g
  • Ebury Publishing
  • Virgin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 8pp b&w photographs
  • 0753508605
  • 9780753508602
  • 639,365

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Following the international success of his autobiography, Stop the Ride I Want to Get Off, Dave Courtney si back with an account of what happpened to him in the light of his new-found fame. From battling 'bent Old Bill in the Old Bailey', to getting arrested with a gun whilst dressed as a vicar, Dave tells it like it is, shows it as it was, and has the photos and scars to prove it. The Ride's Back On tells in gritty detail the story of Dave's trial - at which he was wrongly accused of being a police informer - and how he played the police at their own game in order to prove his innocence, along the way dressing up as a court jester.show more

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