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The Power of the Dog - Don Winslow
The Power of the Dog
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From the bestselling author of Savages (now an Oliver Stone film). An explosive novel of the drug trade, The Power of the Dog, takes you deep inside a world riddled with corruption, betrayal, and bloody revenge.Art Montana is an obsessive DEA agent. The Barrera brothers are heirs to a drug... show more
From the bestselling author of Savages (now an Oliver Stone film). An explosive novel of the drug trade, The Power of the Dog, takes you deep inside a world riddled with corruption, betrayal, and bloody revenge.Art Montana is an obsessive DEA agent. The Barrera brothers are heirs to a drug empire. Nora Hayden is a jaded teenager who becomes a high-class hooker. Father Parada is a powerful and uncorruptable Catholic priest. Callan is an Irish kid from Hell’s kitchen who grows up to be a merciless hitman. And they are all trapped in the world of the Mexican drug Federación. From the streets of New York City to Mexico City and Tiajuana to the jungles of Central America, this is the war on drugs like you’ve never seen it.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781400096930 (1400096936)
ASIN: 1400096936
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 542
Edition language: English
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Irresponsible Reader
Irresponsible Reader rated it
5.0 A truly magnificent book that I can't adequately express my appreciation for
The Americans take a product that literally grows on trees and turn it into a valuable commodity. Without them, cocaine and marijuana would be like oranges, and instead of making billions smuggling it, I’d be making pennies doing stoop labor in some California field, picking it. And the truly funn...
The Professor
The Professor rated it
3.0 “Hieronymus Bosch does the War on Drugs”
Good but not great. This documents in horrifying detail the vicious takeover and expansion of a Mexican cocaine cartel, it’s involvement in America’s war on communism, the political machinations of Opus Dei and much else. On the surface, it’s a rip-roaring read; Winslow has put the research in and h...
Toni
Toni rated it
5.0 "The Power of the Dog", by Don Winslow
"The Power of the Dog" starts in 1975 and follows the DEA's involvement with the War on Drugs and various aspects of Operation Condor. It took the author over 6 years of writing and research before its publication. In every aspects it is evident the tremendous effort he has invested into his version...
Toni
Toni rated it
5.0 "The Power of the Dog", by Don Winslow
"The Power of the Dog" starts in 1975 and follows the DEA's involvement with the War on Drugs and various aspects of Operation Condor. It took the author over 6 years of writing and research before its publication. In every aspects it is evident the tremendous effort he has invested into his version...
The Book Frog
The Book Frog rated it
4.0 The Power of the Dog
Don Winslow's third book, after The Death & Life of Bobby Z and California Fire & Life, moves him resoundingly into the realm of writers like Raymond Chandler, James Ellroy, George Pelecanos, writers who practice their craft within the strictures of a certain genre but who through their artistry soa...
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