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Hole by Peter Shaw
  

Hole

Biography / Autobiography   

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Peter Shaw suffered a tremendous ordeal at the hands of a psuedo military organisation in Georgia, held captive for five months and treated brutally until he eventually escaped. This is his powerful and moving story.

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Hole by Peter Shaw

In June 2002 Peter Shaw, a banker from Wales was brutally kidnapped by a pseudo military organisation in a busy suburb of Tbilisi, the capital city of Georgia in eastern Europe.

‘Holeâ is a harrowing account of his five month captivity and subsequent ‘escapeâ in November 2002.

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“A true Welsh hero” Rhodri Morgan

“I remember well your ordeal and the courage with which you bore such a terrible experience.”
Rt. Hon. Lord Patten of Barnes CH (Chris Patten 6 July 2006)

“Your personal fortitude and strength of character in the hideous months of your captivity were extraordinary. I join with countless others in expressing my admiration.”
Rt. Hon. Lord Kinnock

About the Author

Peter Shaw
Peter Shaw was born in Maesteg, Mid-Glamorgan on 15th December 1944 and was educated at a local primary school and Maesteg Grammar School. After leaving school in 1963 he worked for Midland Bank (now HSBC Bank) for thirty-two years attaining four managerial positions. In 1994 he took EVR and worked abroad as a free-lance banking and financial consultant, working mainly for the European Commission in Hungary, Czech Republic, Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Estonia and Georgia. He spent six years in Georgia as Project Team Leader for the European Commission in the establishment and management of the Agro-business Bank of Georgia. He was given the “Individual Consultant of the Year” award in November 2001 by HRH the Duke of Gloucester on behalf of the British Consultancy & Contractors Bureau at No.1 Whitehall. In June 2002, two days before he was due to leave Georgia at contract end, he was kidnapped and held in captivity for a total of five months, for four months of which he was incarcerated in a tiny underground cellar, chained by the neck in complete darkness. He “escaped” in dramatic circumstances in November 2002 and returned to Wales with his Georgian partner, Diana and their three-year-old son, Danny.

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Publication date

6th November 2006

Author

Peter Shaw

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Accent Press Ltd

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9781905170722

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