Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Death Beat: A Colombian Journalist's Life Inside the Cocaine Wars” as Want to Read:
Death Beat: A Colombian Journalist's Life Inside the Cocaine Wars
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Death Beat: A Colombian Journalist's Life Inside the Cocaine Wars

3.92 of 5 stars 3.92  ·  rating details  ·  12 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Death Beat recounts the dramatic life story of one of Colombia's most courageous investigative reporters, a fearless woman who has withstood bombs and death threats to cover her beat - the cartels, their authority, their activities, their associations. It is a vivid, harrowing, and necessary chronicle of unflinching courage, in which the defense of freedom of the press has ...more
Hardcover, 282 pages
Published March 1st 1994 by HarperCollins Publishers
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Death Beat, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Death Beat

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 36)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
David Corzo
Descontando el montón de errores de edición (asumo que ese es el proceso) que tiene: palabras mal escritas, falta de tildes y palabras que el corrector de escritura cambió por otras que no tienen sentido, el libro es excelente.
Elizabeth
This book tells the incredible story of Colombia's journalists in the 1980s and 1990s. Working under constant threat of death, these courageous journalists exposed the links between the Colombia government, right wing paramilitaries, and drug traffickers. I found this account inspiring and engaging. However, I think that it's structure, which is more thematic than chronological, would be tough for someone unfamiliar with recent Colombian history to follow, so I'd recommend it more to readers wit ...more
Deann Alford
This is a really good book about those who give their lives to serve Colombia through journalism and politics.
Jeffrey Cohan
A riveting, personal account of a journalist covering the drug wars in Colombia.

Anyone who still thinks doing drugs is a victimless crime should read this book.
Marcela
Marcela marked it as to-read
May 29, 2015
Frannie
Frannie marked it as to-read
Apr 17, 2015
Juan Gonzalez
Juan Gonzalez marked it as to-read
Jan 29, 2015
Maria
Maria marked it as to-read
Nov 03, 2014
Catalina Abello
Catalina Abello marked it as to-read
Aug 26, 2014
Odessa
Odessa marked it as to-read
Jul 25, 2014
Richard
Richard marked it as to-read
Jul 13, 2014
Laura Shoaps
Laura Shoaps marked it as to-read
Jul 12, 2014
Morgan
Morgan marked it as to-read
Jun 14, 2014
Rob
Rob marked it as to-read
Feb 22, 2014
Taryn
Taryn marked it as to-read
Feb 10, 2014
Constanza Mosquera
Constanza Mosquera marked it as to-read
Jan 18, 2014
Eric
Eric marked it as to-read
Nov 21, 2013
Imo
Imo marked it as to-read
Jul 03, 2013
Cata
Cata marked it as to-read
Feb 19, 2013
Matthew Jankowski
Matthew Jankowski marked it as to-read
Dec 31, 2012
Hadrian
Hadrian marked it as to-read
Dec 31, 2012
Alyssa
Alyssa marked it as to-read
Dec 17, 2012
Nanci Velez
Nanci Velez marked it as to-read
Nov 29, 2012
Arthur Bartram
Arthur Bartram marked it as to-read
Nov 02, 2012
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Mi Viaje al Infierno Emputados: el libro de los indignados colombianos Crónicas Que Matan Killing Copy: A Colombian Journalist's Life Inside the Cocaine Wars Asi Gobierna Uribe

Share This Book