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Author: Robert Sabbag
Publisher: New York : Argo-Navis, 2013.
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With his drug-smuggling documentary short on financing, moving marijuana seemed the obvious way for cinematographer Allen Long to raise the necessary cash. Millions of dollars later the film had not been made, but Long's own life as a pioneering pot smuggler had played out like a Hollywood movie ... seat-of-the-pants flights in a decrepit DC3 into the Colombian badlands, numerous near misses with law enforcement ...  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Sabbag, Robert.
Smokescreen.
New York : Argo-Navis, ©2013
Named Person: Allen Long; Allen Long
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Sabbag
ISBN: 9780786755653 0786755652
OCLC Number: 866442123
Description: 1 online resource (357 pages)
Contents: Title page; also by robert sabbag; copyright & permissions; dedication; table of contents; part 1: glamour profession; chapter 1: emerald coast; chapter 2: el niño perdido; chapter 3: aztec two-step; chapter 4: cadillac moon; chapter 5: give a man enough rope and he'll smoke it; chapter 6: smoke of a distant fire; part 2: eldorado; chapter 7: red, white, and blond; chapter 8: pickup at perico; chapter 9: automatic pilot; chapter 10: smoke and mirrors; chapter 11: fire is the test of gold; part 3: the lords and the new creatures; chapter 12: disposable birds; chapter 13: smoke on the water. Chapter 14: violets for your furschapter 15: ceiling zero; chapter 16: much have i traveled in the realms of gold; epilogue; acknowledgments; about the author.

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With his drug-smuggling documentary short on financing, moving marijuana seemed the obvious way for cinematographer Allen Long to raise the necessary cash. Millions of dollars later the film had not been made, but Long's own life as a pioneering pot smuggler had played out like a Hollywood movie ... seat-of-the-pants flights in a decrepit DC3 into the Colombian badlands, numerous near misses with law enforcement ... fast boats, fashion models, fortunes earned and blown ... From Mexico to Marin County, from the boardrooms of Manhattan to the midnight streets of Miami, Allen Long's true story is as.

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"A tour de force a documentary classic." Time Out"A wild non-fiction ride through the weed-smuggling days of the seventies Both history and an evocation of a long-gone world, before the Drug War Read more...

 
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