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An Unauthorized Biography
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Author(s) :
Dominic Streatfeild
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Edition(s) at Erowid :
2002(hb,1st US,fine/vg+)
Publisher :
Thomas Dunne Books
It's a wonderful piece of work! Compelling, complex, celar. The way [Streatfeild] involved [himself] is brilliant. A pacifist, radical, robust fop of a guy without a gun enters into the dark world of Colombia to have tea with the Ochoas while the DEA boys are cleaning their Glocks. A preservation of innocence. Congratulations. Fuck it!
-- George Jung, the real-life subject of the movie and book Blow.

"A definitive history and overview of the problem [of cocaine]."
-- The Sunday Times

"A happy combination of page-turning pace and thought-provoking substance."
-- The Independent (London)

"A fascinating story."
-- Scotland on Sunday