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Snowblind: A Brief Career in the Cocaine Trade - Canons (Paperback)
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Snowblind: A Brief Career in the Cocaine Trade - Canons (Paperback)

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Paperback 384 Pages / Published: 01/03/2018
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Zachary Swan: world-class smuggler of the finest cocaine, wicked genius, first-class fool. In his brief and brilliant career as a founding father of the trade, Swan serves the world's most elegant clientele by the most inelegant means, always staying just one step ahead. Robert Sabbag's rip-roaring modern classic of reporting follows Zachary from the streets of Bogota to the nightclubs of New York, charting the soaring high and the crashing comedown of a legend.

Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781782118800
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 281 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 22 mm
Edition: Main - Canons


MEDIA REVIEWS
Sabbag is an incisive reporter and a stylish class-A writer * * The Times * *
A flat-out ballbuster. It moves like a threshing machine with a fuel tank of ether * * Hunter S. Thompson * *
One of the first books about the cocaine trade and it is still among the best * * Norman Mailer * *
An extremely rare cut of dry wit, poetry, rock-hard fact and relentless insight into modern American morality * * Rolling Stone * *
The scammer's bible . . . Snowblind has stood the test of time. It's still the best * * Howard Marks * *
Un-put-downable . . . the best book ever written about cocaine * * Loaded * *

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“True crime classic”

This is one of those rare things - a good true crime book! It's an eye-opening look at the cocaine trade, focusing on the career of near-genius smuggler "Zachary Swan" in the early 70s. The book is not... More

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