Stock Image

Kings of Cocaine : Inside the Medellin Cartel - An Astonishing True Story of Murder, Money, and International Corruption

Gugliotta, Guy; Leen, Jeff

330 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0671649574 / ISBN 13: 9780671649579
Published by Simon & Schuster, 1989
From George Cross Books (Lexington, MA, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since June 11, 2003

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 62.95 Convert Currency
Shipping: Free Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Fine/Very Good (31239) . First edition, first printing. About fine in a lightly rubbed dust jacket, now in a new Brodart Mylar protector. Unamrked, clean, tight. This is *NOT* an old library book. Bookseller Inventory # 31239

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Kings of Cocaine : Inside the Medellin ...

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First ition edition.

About this title


Traces the rise of the Medellin Cartel and reveals how the organization perfected its smuggling and processing operations.

From Publishers Weekly:

In a riveting narrative based on their prize-winning series in the Miami Herald , Gugliotta and Leen expose in alarming, well-documented and vivid detail the estimated $8 billion-a-year Colombian cartel that controls 80% of the world's cocaine market. In their account, the complex hierarchy of the cartel directs an international operation that resembles and surpasses many multinational corporations in efficiency and sophisticated marketing techniques. Run by a small group of murderous young overlords, the organization has thousands of employees--from peasants and pilots to lawyers and hit-men. Initially, corrupt bank and government officials in Colombia favored the cartel's growth. However, this changed after the cartel's successful opposition to an extradition treaty between Colombia and the U.S., which involved a reign of terror against Colombian institutions. The extended activities of the cocaine barons in Central America have compromised U.S. national interests, the authors maintain, especially in the case of reported contra- cartel links and alleged drug trafficking by Panama's Noriega. Despite concerted law enforcement efforts, the cartel still thrives. Major ad/promo.
Copyright 1989 Reed Business Information, Inc.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Specializing in monographs and texts in Mathematics, Computer Science, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Psychology. Photography and Science Fiction.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

George Cross Books guarantees the condition of every book as it is described. If
you are dissatisfied for any reason, return your purchase within 7 days of receipt
for a full refund of the purchase price. We'll also refund shipping costs if the
return was a result of our error. Please send us an email before making a return.
Contact details: George Cross, 6 3rd St, Lexington MA 02420, USA. Email: Phone number: 877-822-8763. Fax Number: 877-822-

Shipping Terms:

Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Free shipping applies to Media Mail in the United States and FPO/APO/AE/AP zip codes where Media Mail is permitted. Please note that Media Mail to Hawaii, Alaska, and Puerto Rico may take 3-5 weeks, and Priority mail is encouraged for these locales expecially for textbooks. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order Cash PayPal Invoice