The Accountant's Story

The Accountant's Story

Inside the Violent World of the Medellín Cartel

Book - 2009 | First edition
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Pablo Escobar and the Medellín drug cartel formed the greatest criminal empire of all time. At its peak, in the 1980s, Forbes pegged the Escobar fortune at a cool $6 billion. Pablo's older brother Roberto, the author of this book, says that actually the Escobars were worth far more than that. (He notes, for instance, that the family was trafficking so much cocaine that they spent $1,000 a week just on rubber bands to hold together their bundles of cash.) Here he offers far more than diverting contraband trivia, presenting us with an insider's view of a murderous enterprise that outflanked governments on several continents. One of the most astonishing true crime books of the decade.--From publisher description
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Pub., 2009
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780446178921
Branch Call Number: BIO Escobar, P 2009
Characteristics: xii, 289 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Fisher, David 1946-


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Jan 29, 2013

This a great book! I really enjoyed the insight of events and daily day to day life of Pablo's organization.


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