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Loyal Soldiers in the Cocaine Kingdom Tales of Drugs, Mules, and Gunmen

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ISBN-10: 0231129157

ISBN-13: 9780231129152

Edition: 2004

Authors: Alfredo Molano, James Graham, Alfred Molano, Jack Higgins

List price: $32.00
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Loyal Soldiers in the Cocaine Kingdomopens a window on a rarely glimpsed world: the couriers who transport drugs from Colombia into the United States and Europe. Written by one of Colombia's leading writers, the book lets English-speaking readers get a good look -- for the first time -- at the people behind the drug trade. Colombians from many different backgrounds and parts of the country tell the story of how they got involved in smuggling and how some of them managed to get out alive. This book is about the predicament in which ordinary Colombians find themselves, forced to find a way out of poverty in the middle of an unending civil war. Based on Alfred Molano's visits to Spanish and…    
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Book details

List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 3/10/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 168
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Alfredo Molano is a sociologist and journalist with numerous books to his credit. Recently a visiting professor at Stanford University, his explosive writing has resulted in his exile from Colombia. James Graham has translated the poetry and prose of Roque Dalton, including Small Hours of the Night, and many other works. His book Delirium Tremens New York is currently being translated into French.

Acknowledgments Translator's
Acknowledgments
From the Maelstrom, with Their Country on Their Backs
The Mule Driver
Scuzzball
Hanged Man
Eight Years, Three Months, One Day
Sharon's Diary
The Nun
Puppet
Notes