John Killick's autobiography of childhood suffering, petty crime and gambling led to bank robberies, unrequited love, prison brutality and prison escapes (including the plucking of Killick from the exercise yard of a Sydney prison by a helicopter hijacked by his girlfriend). This is a love story by a bank robber. -- Emeritus Professor Ian Plimer... I could not put down this book. In this love story, John Killick has shown man's inhumanity to man yet, despite the brutality prison life, he shows great Aussie humour. -- Bobby Mackay (reader)... The best account of how a bank robber is made since I, Willie Suttton and a very different account. -- John Kerr, author...
About the Author
John Killick once Australians most wanted man, now a reformed bank robber. Killick is known for his infamous helicopter escape in 1999 from Sydney's Silverwater prison.