Born in Wisconsin, Jim Knipfel was a staff writer at the now-defunct weekly alternative newspaper New York Press for thirteen years, where wrote the long-running and popular "Slackjaw" column, a cynical, misanthropic look at daily life. He is the author of ten books, including Slackjaw, …
Mirror Maze: A Norwegian Man's True Story of Five Years in Mexican Prisons During the 1980s
A cautionary tale if ever there was one, Tom Brungar went from Norwegian businessman to cocaine cowboy to prisoner in Mexico in a few slippery drug-fueled months. His story focuses on his grueling five years of prison survival and personal growth, shedding light on the unreported torture, abuse and mayhem in a system riddled with corruption and violence.
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