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Weed Man: The Remarkable Journey of Jimmy Divine

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"Weed Man" - The Remarkable Journey of Jimmy Divine - is John McCaslin's account of the unbelievable exploits of a Jimmy Moree - a law-abiding citizen turned million-dollar drug trafficker, who, amidst sometimes unbelievable, hilarious and escalating circumstances, risked life and limb to both make - and give away - a fortune.

Shiploads of Colombian weed Sack loads of cash
Hardcover, 299 pages
Published May 19th 2009 by Thomas Nelson Publishers
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Aug 26, 2010 Linda rated it it was ok
What I liked and disliked about this book are basically the same thing, the main character Jimmy. The story is about how he accidentally came across some bales of marijuana, sold it and a new career as drug dealer was born. The details of how the drug trade operated in the Bahamas under Jimmy's gang were interesting. What I didn't like was that reading this book was that it felt to me like sitting down with a great character of a guy and listening to him tell you amusing stories that are ...more
Jul 01, 2009 Derek rated it it was amazing
A true page-turner. McCaslin brings Jimmy Divine, career marijuana smuggler, to life on the pages of this breezy novel. Jimmy seems like the type of guy that everybody roots for. His adventures take him from his island home of the Bahamas across the the high seas of the Caribbean to the coasts of Colombia to the winding rivers of Virginia. His story is captivating.

Sit back and take a ride through the drug trade through the eyes of a true smuggler. You'll feel like you’re a part of the action in
Nov 12, 2013 Calnan rated it liked it
Our little country was quite the place during the early days of the drug 'business' and there must be hundreds of stories like this one hiding and dying in bush. It would be great if more persons whose adventures are similar to Jimmy's are written into our history books. Jimmy lived a life that many others lived and seemingly he is living peacefully: perhaps more Bahamians are doing the same. And then again we lost many young Bahamians who simply disappeared during that time. If you like stories ...more
Jun 15, 2009 Leigh rated it it was amazing
Written by my former neighbor, John McCaslin - a very entertaining tale of a highly unlikely - yet highly likable - marijuana smuggler from the Bahamas. Peppered with historical and geo-political tidbits (which should raise some eyebrows in DC) Weed Man tells Jimmy Divine's story in such a way that I felt I'd just had a conversation with the man, himself. Throughout his many precarious escapades in the island waters, and considering his generous spirit, you actually end up rooting for the guy to ...more
Oct 27, 2009 Paul rated it it was amazing
Wonderfully written book about Jimmy Divine a legend in the Pot Smuggling business. Written by Washington Times political columnist John McCaslin. This is a great fast, read.
May 21, 2012 Scott rated it it was ok
I was hoping for more detailed information on smuggling operations, something more along the lines of
"I Am the Market: How to Smuggle Cocaine by the Ton, in Five Easy Lessons by Luca Rastello"
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