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

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

(author), (author of introduction)
1 Review Sign in to write a review
£9.99
Paperback 384 Pages
Published: 01/03/2018
  • In stock

Usually dispatched within 48 hours

  • This item has been added to your basket

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
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 * *

You may also be interested in...

Underground
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Jimmy The Weed
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Burke and Hare
Added to basket
In God's Name
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Complete Jack The Ripper
Added to basket
Tokyo Vice
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The Long Legged Fly
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Forensics
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher
Added to basket
World's Top Twenty Worst Crimes
Added to basket
The Shankill Butchers
Added to basket
The Real Peaky Blinders
Added to basket
Escobar
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
The Devil In The White City
Added to basket

“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

Paperback edition
Helpful? Upvote 59

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.