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Hostage nation : Colombia's guerrilla army and the failed war on drugs

Author: Victoria Bruce; Karin Hayes; Jorge Enrique Botero
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"A blistering journalistic expose: an account of government negligence, corporate malfeasance, familial struggle, drugs, politics, murder, and a daring rescue operation in the Colombian jungle"--Page 2 of cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victoria Bruce; Karin Hayes; Jorge Enrique Botero
ISBN: 9780307271150 0307271153
OCLC Number: 471792418
Notes: "A Borzoi Book."
Description: xiv, 315 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: These gringos fell to us from the sky --
Rules of engagement --
The elegant guerrilla --
Friends and neighbors --
Contractor --
Making deals --
The river queen --
El Caguán --
The exchangeables --
Fallout --
The 2nd crash --
Botero --
Proof of life --
Capture and extradition --
The jungle --
Trial --
Emmanuel --
Tucker on the mountain --
Operación Jaque --
Reintegration.
Other Titles: Colombia's guerrilla army and the failed war on drugs
Responsibility: Victoria Bruce and Karin Hayes with Jorge Enrique Botero.

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"A blistering journalistic expose: an account of government negligence, corporate malfeasance, familial struggle, drugs, politics, murder, and a daring rescue operation in the Colombian jungle"--Page 2 of cover.

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