By Eric Volz
In the spirit of Midnight Express and Not with out My Daughter comes the harrowing actual tale of an American held in a Nicaraguan felony for a homicide he didn’t commit.
Eric Volz used to be in his past due twenties in 2005 while he moved from California to Nicaragua. He and a chum cofounded a bilingual journal, El Puente, and it proved extra profitable than they ever anticipated. Then Volz met Doris Jiménez, an incomparable attractiveness from a small Nicaraguan seashore city, and so they begun a passionate and significant courting. notwithstanding the connection ended amicably below a 12 months later and Volz moved his enterprise to the capital urban of Managua, a detailed bond among the 2 endured.
Nothing ready him for the telephone name he got on November 21, 2006, while he realized that Doris were discovered dead---murdered---in her beach garments boutique. He rushed from Managua to be along with her family and friends, and earlier than he knew it, he stumbled on himself accused of her homicide, arrested, and imprisoned.
Decried within the press and vilified through his onetime acquaintances, Volz suffered bad stipulations, affliction, lethal inmates, an offended lynch mob, sadistic guards, and the cruel remedy of presidency officers. It was once merely via his dogged patience, the tireless help of his family and friends, and the help of a former intelligence operative that Eric used to be published, in December 2007, after greater than a yr in prison.
A tale that made nationwide and foreign headlines, this can be the 1st and purely e-book to inform Eric’s soaking up, relocating account in his personal words.
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Gringo Nightmare: A Young American Framed for Murder in Nicaragua by Eric Volz