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

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An account of a reporter's life in Colombia And where the drug lords who rule the country have declared a total and absolute war on the media and are winning. The former members of the author's investigative unit are now dead or living in exile.
Hardcover, 282 pages
Published March 1st 1994 by HarperCollins Publishers
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David Corzo
May 12, 2013 David Corzo rated it it was amazing
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
Jun 18, 2009 Elizabeth rated it really liked it
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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
Jeffrey Cohan
Dec 30, 2010 Jeffrey Cohan rated it really liked it
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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.
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Jan 28, 2014 Deann Alford rated it really liked it
This is a really good book about those who give their lives to serve Colombia through journalism and politics.
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