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Killing Pablo the hunt for the world"s greatest outlaw by Mark Bowden

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Published by Atlantic Monthly Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Drug dealers,
  • Police,
  • Fugitives from justice,
  • Biography,
  • Foreign relations

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMark Bowden
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV5805.E82 B69 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination296 p. :
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24753118M
ISBN 100871137836
ISBN 109780871137838
LC Control Number00048539
OCLC/WorldCa45086854

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The book killing Pablo by Mark Bowden is a detailed explanation on the U.S. and Colombian efforts of trying to stop Pablo and his drug empire. He breaks his book down into four major chapters explaining his rise to power, his fights to stay in power, how he escaped prison and how he died.4/5. So the title of my review isn't the best, but I'm having a hard time on how to adequately explain why I think this version of Killing Pablo is just shy of missing the mark (IMO). It should be said, Mark does a good job on narration. He's clear, succinct, and could probably narrate other like books as . Killing Pablo is a hard-hitting book that truly represents the brutal reality of the war in Colombia. As a Special Forces Master Sergeant with multiple tours in Colombia I can honestly say that Mark Bowden has done a masterful job of encapsulating this conflagration by describing the events that led to the rise and fall of one of its most notorious figures-Pablo by: Killing Pablo charts the rise and spectacular fall of the Columbian drug lord, Pablo Escobar, the richest and most powerful criminal in history. The book exposes the massive illegal operation by covert US Special Forces and intelligence services to hunt down and assassinate Escobar.

“Killing Pablo is a unique, superbly written account of Escobar’s story. Exhaustively researched and presented with an inspiring tenacity, the book takes the reader into a darkness that few of us can imagine Killing Pablo is well worth reading.” –Maj. Steven Leonard, Military Review.   Killing Pablo Mark Bowden Atlantic Books £, pp Ever since Simon Bolivar tried, and failed, to reform the region by unifying Colombia, Peru . Killing Pablo is the story of the fifteen-month manhunt for Colombian cocaine cartel kingpin Pablo Escobar, whose escape from his lavish, mansionlike jail drove a nation to the brink of chaos. In a gripping, up-close account, acclaimed journalist. Killing Pablo is the inside story of the brutal rise and violent fall of Colombian cocaine cartel kingpin Pablo Escobar. Bowden's gripping narrative sounds as if it were torn from the pages of a military technothriller.