The last narco: inside the hunt for El Chapo, the world's most wanted drug lord

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The dense hills of Sinaloa, Mexico, are home to the most powerful drug lord since Pablo Escobar: Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. Guzman is among the world's ten most wanted men and also appeared on Forbes magazine's 2009 billionaire list. With his massive wealth, his army of professional killers, and a network of informants that reaches into the highest levels of government, catching Guzman was considered impossible--until now. Newly isolated by infighting amongst the cartels, and with Mexican and DEA authorities closing in, El Chapo is vulnerable as never before. Newsweek correspondent Malcolm Beith has spent years reporting on the drug wars and follows the chase with full access to senior officials and exclusive interviews with soldiers and drug traffickers in the region, including members of Guzman's cartel. The Last Narco combines fearless reporting with the story of El Chapo's legendary rise from a poor farming family to the "capo" of the world's largest drug empire. The Last Narco is essential reading about one of the most pressing and dramatic stories in the news today--a true crime thriller happening in real time.
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title_display The last narco : inside the hunt for El Chapo, the world's most wanted drug lord
title_full The last narco : inside the hunt for El Chapo, the world's most wanted drug lord / Malcolm Beith, The last narco : inside the hunt for El Chapo, the world's most wanted drug lord [electronic resource] / Malcolm Beith
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