Taken on Trust, Paperback Book
4 out of 5 (1 rating)


This autobiography describes the hours before and after Terry Waite was taken hostage.

Waite analyzes his thoughts and feelings immediately prior to captivity.

It is also an account of his years in solitary confinement and of the inner strengths which enabled him to survive.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 512 pages, 16pp B&w Photographs
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
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  • Category: Autobiography: general
  • ISBN: 9780340609699

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Terry Waite intersperses memoirs of his life as a whole with an account of his 5 years as a hostage (4 of them in solitary confinement). It is an amazing story and one that most people will read with both fascination and awe at his strength of character.