American Desperado

American Desperado

My Life-- From Mafia Soldier to Cocaine Cowboy to Secret Government Asset

Book - 2011
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The remarkable memoir of an all-American Scarface, raised in a powerful Mafia family, who spilled blood in the jungles of Vietnam, New York, and Miami. He became, with Pablo Escobar, the #1 supplier of cocaine to the U.S., and formed a clandestine alliance with the U.S. government before finding a version of late-life redemption.
Publisher: New York : Crown, c2011.
ISBN: 9780307450425
Characteristics: 547 pages, [8] pages of plates :,illustrations (some color), portraits (some col.) ;,25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Wright, Evan


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nutty7688 Mar 28, 2012

A good read, kind of repetitive, but held my interest.

Mar 05, 2012

This book is extremely well written and I read it in two sittings. The absolute corruption that occurs from the city streets, to local, state and federal government officials absolutely flabbergasted me and Evan Wright and Jon Roberts show you exactly how it's done. This will shatter a lot of illusions and make you think what is REALLY going on in the world when it comes to cocaine and other drug distributions. The authors show you that anyone can be bought and everyone has a price.

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