New PDF release: American Desperado: My life as a Cocaine Cowboy

By Jon Roberts,Evan Roberts Jon Wright,Evan Wright

ISBN-10: 0307450422

ISBN-13: 9780307450425

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American Desperado is probably the main jaw-dropping, event-filled, adrenaline-soaked legal autobiography ever written.

Like a real-life Scarface Jon was once born into the higher degrees of the Gambino crime kin and witnessed his first homicide at age seven. He turned a one-man juvenile crime wave sooner than becoming a member of an assassination squad in Vietnam. He again to long island at age 20 to develop into one of many city's most sensible nightclub promoters, then journeyed to Miami the place he turned the de facto transportation leader of the Medellin Cartel, and in addition to a tech-wizard companion, created the most refined smuggling applied sciences ever.

With a hulking 6'6" bodyguard constantly at his facet, and a rural castle safe via mortars, tear-gas cannons, and a gold-fanged assault puppy, Roberts used to be brutally powerful at what he did. To legislations enforcement, he was once often called the "Bearded Gringo," a spectre they can by no means contact. To usa senators and CIA officers, he used to be "the man who can get issues done". He ultimately shaped a clandestine alliance with the united states govt and in spite of everything discovered own late-life redemption.

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