Elaine Shannon is known for her work on The Kingdom (), Drug Wars: Drug Wars: The Camarena Story (TV Mini-Series) (book “Desperados” – 3. Elaine Shannon. · Rating details · 43 ratings · 6 reviews. The torture-murder of Drug Enforcement Administration agent Enrique Camarena in Guadalajara. It has been a cover story in Time magazine, and it has been a book by Elaine Shannon, titled “Desperados,” with a telling subtitle: “Latin Drug.

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Swaggering, flamboyant drug lords who rule over immense empires; Federal police and government officials who are silent partners in the despdrados drug trade; A CIA locked in a unholy relationship with the Mexican security police; The Regan administration’s duplicitous and ambivalent fight against narcotics. Secondly, the cartel wars are a real life Game of Thrones – with all the savagery shsnnon associate with warlords and civil war.

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It’s sesperados that escalates, since each Drug Lord must prove himself to be the most ruthless, the most shameless, the most volatile. The topic was interesting but the writing was disjointed and random.

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Would you like us to take another look at this review? Overall rating No ratings yet 0. Return to Book Page. Michael rated it liked it Oct 11, Open Preview See a Problem? And you’ll witness the harrowing murder of Enrique “Kiki” Camarena, a dedicated agent who tried, against all odds, to secure one victory in this endless war.

Otis scary but also infomative. How to write a great review. A stunning expose of the multinational narcotics trade and a harrowing account from the men and women fighting on the front lines of the war against drugs. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Books by Elaine Shannon. Despeados helps you keep track of books you want to read. A History of Violence. Adam Baker rated it really liked it May 10, Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. A good read, and recommended.