Elaine Shannon is known for her work on The Kingdom (), Drug Wars: Drug Wars: The Camarena Story (TV Mini-Series) (book “Desperados” – 3. Elaine Shannon. · Rating details · 43 ratings · 6 reviews. The torture-murder of Drug Enforcement Administration agent Enrique Camarena in Guadalajara. It has been a cover story in Time magazine, and it has been a book by Elaine Shannon, titled “Desperados,” with a telling subtitle: “Latin Drug.

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When we look at this on a personal level Important to remember, first of all, that the War On Drugs was a war that never elzine be won – and quickly turned into a war that no one wanted to win. September 1, Imprint: The topic was interesting but the writing was disjointed and random. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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Elaind Review – Flag as inappropriate A very, very powerful book and one which should be read by anyone who is interested in knowing the cause and effects of the distribution of drugs to American culture. Wouldn’t recommend to my friends. Abel rated it really liked it Jan 19, Michael rated it liked it Oct 11, Description Desperados takes you to the front line of the drug wars. Cowboys34 rated it really liked it Jul 15, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


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Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. A stunning expose of the multinational narcotics trade and a harrowing account from the men and women fighting on the front lines of the war against drugs. Bringing Down the Mob. Desperados takes you to the front line of the drug wars. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot.


Desperados: Latin Druglords, U.S. Lawmen, and the War America Can’t Win

The Politics of Cocaine. Cuba and the U. The History of the Mafia. The “desperados” of the title in this excellent work refer, not to drug dealers, but to agents of the U.

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You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. Didn’t particularly care for this book. If drugs ever stopped coming across the border than what would the gunslingers in fesperados DEA do with themselves? Viking- Political Science – pages. Want to Read saving….

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Anybody reading this book after or while watching Narcos Mexico on Netflix?