What's it Like to be the Doctor in the Supermax Prison? Read the Laugh-Out-Loud Bestseller!

Join the 14K+ others who have read the Bestseller “Maximum Insecurity” since it's release in Dec '13 and be entertained with the lighthearted but true stories of the prisoners and their antics as they visit the clinic inside the Supermax prison.
 
 
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Feb. 24, 2014 - PRLog -- After three decades as a successful ear surgeon, William Wright, MD is bored beyond belief. He dabbles with retirement, but finds idleness infuriating. He has to do something.

Then he sees an ad for a doctor’s position from the Colorado Department of Corrections at a supermax prison. Now that, he thinks, would be different. His wife has some thoughts on the matter too. She thinks her husband just lost his mind and is on a collision course with a prison shiv.

After his first day on the job, he wonders if she wasn’t onto something. His first patient is an arrogant, callous youth convicted of five cold-blooded murders. Dr. Wright has to steel himself not to bolt.

Nothing prepares a doctor for life at the Colorado State Penitentiary. He quickly discovers treating maximum security convicts is like treating recalcitrant murderous four-year-olds. Always willing to threaten their doctors with bodily harm, they are more interested in scamming drugs than treatment.

Told with self-depreciating humor and scathing wit, Maximum Insecurity describes Dr. Wright’s adventures practicing medicine in a supermax correctional facility without, he’s glad to say, getting killed even once.

Download your copy of Maximum Insecurity from Amazon by visiting http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00HGZ8II8.  After which, a review would be greatly appreciated.
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Editorial Review


“There's a doctor in the Big House, and he has some chillingly funny tales about his patients.

In his chilling and hilarious memoir, Maximum Insecurity: A Doctor in the Supermax, now-seasoned supermax prison physician William Wright shares his initiation into hard truths learned on the job. These include how to respond to ridiculous prisoner requests and lawsuits,the paperwork he came to know intimately, the irritable bowels that seem to accompany prison life, and the nth degree of idiocy in most attempts at manipulation of authority by prison denizens. When it wasn't fun anymore, Wright quit, but he left with some great stories--names changed to protect the guilty.

The portions of this book covering what Wright has learned about the history of prisons and prison life are fascinating, and the memoir is also a fast-reading character study. Not everyone will appreciate the laugh-a-minute approach, but Wright certainly provides levity, and many readers will need it. Although some people--including some prison administrators--might not care what happens to the most violent, sociopathic American citizens, the author cared about his patients, though he also made a few rookie mistakes caring too much, and got duped. As Wright notes, prisoners have all day to plan their manipulations.

Interesting, well-written, and funny, this book deserves a wide readership.”

-- Carrie Wallace, ForeWord Clarion Reviews

This wildly successful book has garnered 72 reviews (4.5 stars) in one short month on Amazon.  Here's a peek at what they have been saying about Maximum Insecurity:

"Insightful and funny",“Loved It” ,“Great Read”, "A paramount treat!", "Informative, terrifying, and hilarious", "Laughed out loud", "Accurate and light hearted", “Kept me reading wondering what was going to happen next”, “And you thought YOUR job was tough!”, “Very Honest Portrayal”, “Eye Opening”

About the Author:  A resident of Colorado Springs, William “Bill” Wright, MD earned his medical degree at the University of Michigan. After working as an ear surgeon for thirty years, Bill spent eight years practicing correctional medicine with the Colorado Department of Corrections. He has published over fifty medical journal articles. Maximum Insecurity is the light-hearted adventure of Wright’s career practicing medicine in a supermax correctional facility.

A commercial artist and private pilot, Bill has three black belts and is a certified instructor of Aikido and Tae Kwan Do. He is married, with four children and six grandchildren.

William Wright is available for interview or as a guest blogger.  Please contact doc@williamwrightbooks.com to inquire.

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tags: doctor memoir, prison memoir, penology, prison, prison autobiograpy, prison ebook, Colorado State Penitentiary, maximum security, correctional officers, doctor in the Supermax, Colorado Department of Corrections

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