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The bluegrass conspiracy

Author: Sally Denton
Publisher: Lincoln, NE : iUniverse.com, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Authors Guild Backinprint.com edView all editions and formats
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When Kentucky Blueblood Drew Thornton parachuted to his death in September 1985 -- carrying thousands in cash and 150 pounds of cocaine -- the gruesome end of his startling life blew open a scandal that reached to the most secret circles of the U.S. government. The story of Thornton and "The Company" he served, and the lone heroic fight of State Policeman Ralph Ross against an international web of corruption is one  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sally Denton
ISBN: 0595196667 9780595196661
OCLC Number: 48806489
Notes: Includes index.
Originally published: Avon, 1991.
Description: xvii, 389 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Prologue --
The preppy Mafia --
The company --
High ambitions --
Soured mash --
Bluegrass justice --
Afterword.
Responsibility: Sally Denton.

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When Kentucky Blueblood Drew Thornton parachuted to his death in September 1985 -- carrying thousands in cash and 150 pounds of cocaine -- the gruesome end of his startling life blew open a scandal that reached to the most secret circles of the U.S. government. The story of Thornton and "The Company" he served, and the lone heroic fight of State Policeman Ralph Ross against an international web of corruption is one of the most portentous tales of the 20th century. -- Book jacket.

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