The Resource Killing Pablo : the hunt for the world's greatest outlaw, Mark Bowden

Killing Pablo : the hunt for the world's greatest outlaw, Mark Bowden

Label
Killing Pablo : the hunt for the world's greatest outlaw
Title
Killing Pablo
Title remainder
the hunt for the world's greatest outlaw
Statement of responsibility
Mark Bowden
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Killing Pablo is the inside story of the brutal rise and violent fall of Colombian cocaine cartel kingpin Pablo Escobar, whose criminal empire held a nation of thirty million hostage - a reign of terror that would end only with his death. In an intense, up-close account, best-selling author and award-winning journalist Mark Bowden exposes the never-before-revealed details of how U.S. operatives covertly led the sixteen-month manhunt. Drawing on unprecedented access to the soldiers, field agents, and officials involved in the chase, as well as hundreds of pages of top-secret documents and transcripts of Escobar's intercepted phone conversations, Bowden creates a gripping narrative that reads as if it were torn from the pages of a military technothriller. At every phase, he brings to life the men who brought the drug lord down. There is the Colombian president, Cesar Gaviria, afraid for his life and the future of his nation, who is forced to do the unthinkable: allow a foreign military to operate within his country's borders. There is the U.S. ambassador, Morris D. Busby, who brings in the most sophisticated surveillance team in the world, code-named Centra Spike, and the best team of manhunters, the mysterious Delta Force. And there is the leader of the Colombian forces, Colonel Hugo Martinez, an incorruptible man who lives under constant threat during the drug lord's reign - and whose own son plays a critical role on the fateful day when Pablo is finally found
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bowden, Mark
Dewey number
364.1/77/09861
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV5805.E82
LC item number
B69 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Escobar, Pablo
  • Drug dealers
  • Fugitives from justice
  • Police
  • United States
  • Colombia
Label
Killing Pablo : the hunt for the world's greatest outlaw, Mark Bowden
Link
http://vpl.lib.overdrive.com/1CFDACEC-0160-4B13-84EC-E355024B218F/10/50/en/ContentDetails.htm?id=E5979E7C-BE90-4B83-9FFF-7B3E42AC2EE3
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Available to Vancouver Residents only
  • Residents of other municipalities should check their local library
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- The rise of El Doctor -- The first war -- Imprisonment and escape -- Los Pepes -- The kill -- Aftermath
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (296 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780802197573
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E5979E7C-BE90-4B83-9FFF-7B3E42AC2EE3
System control number
  • 3942164
  • ocn881682814
  • (OCoLC)881682814
Label
Killing Pablo : the hunt for the world's greatest outlaw, Mark Bowden
Link
http://vpl.lib.overdrive.com/1CFDACEC-0160-4B13-84EC-E355024B218F/10/50/en/ContentDetails.htm?id=E5979E7C-BE90-4B83-9FFF-7B3E42AC2EE3
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Available to Vancouver Residents only
  • Residents of other municipalities should check their local library
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- The rise of El Doctor -- The first war -- Imprisonment and escape -- Los Pepes -- The kill -- Aftermath
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (296 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780802197573
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E5979E7C-BE90-4B83-9FFF-7B3E42AC2EE3
System control number
  • 3942164
  • ocn881682814
  • (OCoLC)881682814

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