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Blow : how a smalltown boy made $100 million with the Medellín cocaine cartel and lost it all

Author: Bruce Porter
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2001, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st St. Martin's Griffin edView all editions and formats
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"Blow is the unlikely story of George Jung's roller coaster ride from middle-class high school football hero to the heart of Pablo Escobar's Medelĺin cartel-the largest importer of the United States cocaine supply in the 1980's ... The ride came to a screeching halt when DEA agents and Florida police busted Jung with three hundred kilos of coke, effectively unraveling his fortune. But George wasn't going down  Read more...
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Named Person: Carlos Enrique Lehder Rivas; George Jacob Jung; George Jacob Jung; Carlos Enrique Lehder Rivas
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Porter
ISBN: 0312267126 9780312267124
OCLC Number: 46390310
Notes: Originally published: New York : HarperCollins, ©1993.
Description: 311 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Bruce Porter.

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"Blow is the unlikely story of George Jung's roller coaster ride from middle-class high school football hero to the heart of Pablo Escobar's Medelĺin cartel-the largest importer of the United States cocaine supply in the 1980's ... The ride came to a screeching halt when DEA agents and Florida police busted Jung with three hundred kilos of coke, effectively unraveling his fortune. But George wasn't going down alone. He planned to bring down with him one of the biggest cartel figures ever caught."--Back cover.

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