Blow: How a Small-Town Boy Made $100 Million With the Medellin Cocaine Cartel and Lost It All

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This mesmerizing true account details the freewheeling evolution of the cocaine trade, following the career of a high school football star from a middle-class suburb who became a drug kingpin. George Jung began as a small-time dope dealer but was soon operating a scheme that grossed $35 billion annually--until his arrest in 1985. 8-page insert.

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Bruce Porter, a former newspaper reporter and editor of Newsweek, teaches at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He has also written for The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post, Rolling Stone, Playboy, and Connoisseur, among other publications.



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