Art Montana is an obsessive DEA agent. The Barrera brothers are heirs to a drug empire. Nora Hayden is a jaded teenager who becomes a high-class hooker. Father Parada is a powerful and incorruptible Catholic priest. Callan is an Irish kid from Hell's Kitchen who grows up to be a merciless hit man. All of them are trapped in the world of the Mexican drug Federación.
From the streets of New York City to Mexico City and Tijuana to the jungles of Central America, this is the war on drugs like you've never seen it.
©2005 Don Winslow; (P)2008 Blackstone Audio, Inc.
"A pit bull of a book. Once unleashed, this thriller...charges and attacks without mercy, shredding anyone in its path....A well-tuned plot, driving rhythm, intelligence and a touch of politics." (Washington Post)
This is like opening up a Jack Reacher book, a particular type of book I really dislike. The narrator left a lot to be desired also. Really ashame as the sample seemed to have so much promise.
Story is disjointed. Flits from character to character.
Same on conspiracy tropes.
Long winded and boring. Every now and then, a segment would capture my interest. Then the story would jump to another character and lose my interest.
Listened for hour and hours. Could not finish it.
Thank God Amazon let's me get a refund.
An incredible novel that tells a compelling story while explaining the true cost of the drug war from both sides of the Rio Grande.
Well written with great attention to details. Ray Porter, well, man you Rock the Voices dude. Another great narration.
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