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Desperados

Latin drug lords, U.S. lawmen, and the war America can"t win

by Elaine Shannon

  • 360 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Penguin Books in New York, N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Mexico
    • Subjects:
    • Drug control -- United States -- Case studies.,
    • Drug enforcement agents -- United States -- Case studies.,
    • Drug abuse and crime -- Case studies.,
    • Drug control -- Mexico -- Case studies.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementElaine Shannon
      GenreCase studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5825 .S449 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 574 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages574
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2053509M
      ISBN 100451822072
      LC Control Number88031423
      OCLC/WorldCa18714964

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