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Narcoland : the Mexican drug lords and their godfathers

Author: Anabel Hernández
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : English language editionView all editions and formats
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The definitive history of the drug cartels, Narcoland takes readers to the front lines of the "war on drugs," which has so far cost more than 60,000 lives in just six years. Hernández explains in riveting detail how Mexico became a base for the mega-cartels of Latin America and one of the most violent places on the planet. At every turn, Hernández names names - not just the narcos, but also the politicians,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anabel Hernández
ISBN: 9781781680735 1781680736
OCLC Number: 813931542
Description: x, 362 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: A poor devil --
Life or death --
A perverse pact --
Raising crows --
El Chapo's protectors --
The lord of Puente Grande --
The great escape --
Blood ties --
Narco wars --
Freedom is priceless --
The president of death --
La Barbie strikes back.
Other Titles: Señores del narco.
Responsibility: Anabel Hernández ; foreword by Roberto Saviano ; translated by Iain Bruce.

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Explosive, bestselling account of Mexico's drug cartels and the government - business nexus that enables them  Read more...

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"An investigative magnum opus." --"Los Angeles Times" "A riveting story ... an incredibly brave journalist." --NPR "Morning Edition" """This is a book that you read twenty-five pages at a time and Read more...

 
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