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Mano tėvas Pablas Eskobaras

3.87  ·  Rating details ·  2,015 ratings  ·  158 reviews
Pirmą kartą turtingiausio ir žiauriausio Lotynų Amerikos nusikaltėlio Pablo Escobaro gyvenimas iš taip arti.

Tikri faktai ir tiesa, kurią atskleidžia paties Escobaro sūnus.

Garsiausi nusikaltėlių pasaulio vardai Boni ir Klaidas ar net pats Alas Kaponė nublanksta prieš Kolumbijos narkotikų baroną Pablą Escobarą. Prekyba narkotikais jam pelnė septintą vietą turtingiausių pasau
Hardcover, 544 pages
Published 2017 by Obuolys (first published November 1st 2014)
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So after watching Narcos last year, I had an urge to read about Pablo Escobar. I read a few articles, gawked at some of his photos, and sometimes got confused that why Wagner Moura wasn't in the pictures with his goofy smile and then realized that the real Pablo Escobar looked less handsome and was a real life narco and a terrorist who killed hundreds of people.

I read "Killing Pablo" by Mark Bowden a few years back and to be quite honest, it was a bit of a slog. After finding no other book to r
Ana O
Pablo Escobar and his family at Disney World.


This is my exact facial expression when my family forces me to 'do something fun.'

Pablo Escobar went to Disneyworld? For real?

I imagine this is how it went down

Mickey Mouse: can’t sell drugs here sir!



This book was written by Pablo's son. So color me a skeptic. Whose word do I trust? Who is telling the truth? Escobar's son? Mark Bowden? The creators of Narcos?

It's easy to feel sympathy for Escobar's family, but here's why you shouldn't- his
Maria Bikaki
Dec 04, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Να ξεκινήσω με λίγο χιουμοράκι λέγοντας ότι όταν είχα πρωτοδεί τον τίτλο του βιβλίου χουαν παμπλο εσκομπάρ ο πατέρας μου μου χε έρθει στο μυαλό ως μπασκετόφιλη και φουλ γάβρος το Βασίλης Σπανούλης ο μπαμπάς σας :p Μου ήρθε τι να κάνω να μην το πω?
Στο προκείμενο τώρα. Μέχρι πριν φτάσω στις τελευταίες 2 σελίδες του βιβλίου αναφωνούσα κάθε τρεις και λίγο τι έγινε χουαν πάμπλο δε σου άφησε πολλά λεφτάκια ο μπαμπάκας και το έριξες στην συγγραφή? Το πα και αυτό να μη σας λέω ψέμματα. Το είπα όχι γιατ
Hesamul Haque
Oct 20, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Pablo Escobar, a Columbian drug lord was a highly fascinating figure. He is probably one of the most infamous criminals but he is also viewed as a hero by many and also known as the Robin Hood of the poor because of indispensable contributions he made to the society like building hospitals, sports grounds, schools, churches. As this book written by his son, there is nowhere seen that he is even a bit justifying what his father did. He was clever, a smooth talker, brutal and ruthless and killed t ...more
Andrea Briceño
Nov 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
fantastic book!
Dec 29, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I won't elaborate so that I don't spoil it for the following readers... It's amazing to read first-hand details of what this family, specially the children, went thru to survive a life they didn't choose.

I know there are plenty of tv series that mimic Escobar's life. I've watched a few and can say that the most accurate, according to this book, is the Netflix "Narcos" series.
Alvaro Castro
Jan 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Las historias narradas por Sebastián recuerdan que no se debe juzgar sin saber lo que personas han tenido que sufrir y siguen sufriendo por haber nacido en un ambiente como el que la familia de ellos nació. La historia es impresionante y no debe olvidarse para que nunca se vuelva a repetir. Excelente libro
İnci Puyan

Pablo Escobar'ın oğlu tarafından yazılan kitap aslında beklediğimden farklı çıktı. Neden derseniz eğer, oğlu tarafından yazıldığı düşünülürse ben bir yerde yaptığı illegal işlerin ardında kendini haklı çıkarabilecek sebepler olduğunu falanı filanı ve biraz da dram ve trajedi katarak anlatılacağını düşünmüştüm. Ama yanıldım. Beklediğim gibi değildi. Her şey olduğu gibiydi.

Kesinlikle bir haklı çıkarma modu yoktu, Pablo Escobar'ın küçük hırsızlıklarla başlayı
Linda Lipko
Written by the son of Pablo Escobar, he clearly outlines the price the family had to pay for a life they did not choose. At first, it was difficult to understand why his father was such a wanted man, then as he grew, Juan Pablo Escobar became very aware of the sheer violence and hedonism of his father.

Once while traveling in an SUV with his father during the day time, his father was made aware that at a check point, agents were ready to capture and kill him. As his father pulled off to another l
أَحمَد إبرَاهِيم
بابلو اسكوبار، كثائر صغير، كمجرم جميل..
يبحث عن كل شيء، يريد كل شيء، يتخيّل نفسه كإله حيناَ وذليلٍ حيناً..
إن المجرمين لهم جاذبية من نوعٍ خاص، كل مجرم قدّم على السينما بصدق، أو عرفته في الحياة بصدق، لا تستطيع أن تمنع نفسك
من تفهّم موقفه، لا أقصد موافقته، لكن تفهّمه وتقبّل دوافعه..
من شاهد ثلاثية نولان the dark knight
يعرف هذا جيداً، أن الجوكر اللعين قد سحب البساط من تحت باتمان...
إن ثنائيات (أبيض- أسود) لم تكن موجودة يوماً، وحتى وأنت تبعد الآخر إلى الأسود على أساس عقدي مثلاً، أنت لا تكرهه لذاته، بل تك
Ljiljana Šipragić
Oooodlično odrađena (auto)biografija. Ispunjena mnoštvom podataka i činjenica, fantastično ispričana, lijepo složena. Prati život od početka do samog kraja Pabla Eskobara, kralja kokaina, ali i ono što je uslijedilo nakon i sa čim se suočila njegova porodica.

Više o Eskobaru pisala sam ovdje, u jednoj dugačkoj ali veoma zanimljivoj priči - obećavam:

Feb 01, 2019 rated it it was ok
Sekiau šią knygą vos tik ji pasirodė lietuviškoje rinkoje: pirmosios apžvalgos, interviu su autoriumi Laisvės TV kanale. o Narcos serialas jau ilgą laiką tūno mano to-watch sąraše (planavau peržiūrėti vos baigius knygą) ir atrodo, kad ši knyga žadėjo tik patį geriausią laiką skaitant ją, bet įtraukė, o po to skaitant pradėjo labai labai erzinti.
+ Pasakojimas apie Pablo vadinamąji „aukso amžių" labai primena vaizdus iš „Didžiojo Getsbio". Net įsivaizduoti tokius detalius vaizdus yra tobula;
+ įdo
Miranda Lynn
At the risk of sounding obnoxious, I'm going to go ahead and label this book a MUST-READ for anyone who is a fan of Netflix's Narcos series.

Recently having finished season 2 of that amazing show, I happened to stumble across this book, which I'd previously never heard of, at my local library. Well, obviously, I had to pick it up and immediately devour it.

I was actually a little reticent to read it at first. There tends to be this phenomenon with TV series based on real-life events, where the bo
Oct 25, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: first-reads
I received a copy of this book for free through a Goodreads First Reads giveaway.

I only know the basics about Pablo Escobar: he was a drug kingpin, he was incredibly wealthy, he was ruthless and he was murdered. This book gives us a look at the family side of Escobar and, for lack of a better term, his softer side. It's an inside look from a son about his father, therefore it is rarely critical of the choices made by the father. Juan is clearly disturbed by what his father did and the havoc he c
Apr 12, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: owned-books
Prieš paimdama šią knygą į rankas apie Pablo Escobaro žinojau tik tiek, kad jis buvo galingiausias Kolumbijos ir visos Pietų Amerikos narkotikų prekeivis. Ką gi, knyga davė gana detalų ir ydomų pasakojimą apie jį patį kaip šeimos žmogų ir draugą. Tikėjausi daugiau pasakojimo apie narkotikų kontrabandą ir kaip viskas veikia, bet apie tai buvo gana mažai parašyta. Negalėjau skaityti tu dalių, kuriose jo sūnus verkšleno ir skundėsi, kaip jam nepasisekė, kad neteko viso turto. Skaitydama varčiau aki ...more
Abdulmohsen Alghareeb
كتاب رائع يتكلم عن شخصية أثارت الكثير من الصراعات في كولومبيا على وقته، إنه أكبر تاجر مخدرات عرفه البشر حتى اليوم، بابلو إسكوبار.
يتكلم الكتاب -الذي تم تأليفه من قبل ابنه- عن حياة بابلو و كيف أصبح تاجر مخدرات و عن احامه و طموحاته، التي من وجهة نظري كانت رائعة لكن طريقة تطبيقها كان مرفوضا إطلاقا و كان عبر الكثير من الجثث و الإرهاب!

أتمنى أن تتم ترجمة هذا الكتاب للغة العربية قريبا.

I'm not sure how credible a narrator PE's son is because he was only 16 when his father was killed and I don't know how sophisticated a teenager is in understanding the motives of the leader of an international criminal enterprise, Interesting back stories nevertheless, Just read it with a grain (or shaker) full of salt.
Jeremy Saldivar
Jan 29, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Interesting read. I initially got this book because I really wanted to know more details of what it was like living with the notorious, Pablo Escobar. After watching the show, Narcos; It really grabbed my attention. When his son wrote a book, I had to read it for insight purposes. I enjoyed it for the most part, even though some of his writing was very biased. Something I understand considering it was his father. What son, or child, is going to really speak out against their parent. Especially o ...more
Apr 04, 2019 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I found this book hard to follow for a few reasons. There were way too many names and organizations to keep track of. It would've been helpful to have a chart or breakdown at the beginning of the book differentiating who was family, who was friend and who was foe. The author also skipped back and forth in time periods at some points, which made it confusing.

If you have even a mild interest in Pablo Escobar, you probably won't find a lot of new information in this book. There were a few personal
Oct 25, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2017
Teniendo tanto libros hablando de Pablo Escobar, así como películas y la famosa serie narcos de netflix, quería adentrarme un poco más en el lado familiar, ya que en este libro habla su hijo Juan Pablo Escobar.

Juan Sebastián Marroquín, que ahora se llama asi, nos narra desde los inicios del trapicheo de su padre con el narcotráfico hasta la caída del capo más sanguinario y despiadado de colombia, así como el después de la familia y de cómo rehicieron sus vidas.
me ha gustado porque no esquiva las
Sneha Ramchandran
The book starts off with the author being a tad defensive about his father, the most notorious drug lord in history. However, as the book progresses, it becomes very clear that the author was a victim himself being born into this world of crime and not having a way out even though he wanted his father to stop. As Escobar's son, he was privy to some of the most intimate details about the kingpin's personal and criminal life, which explains the extraordinarily detailed descriptions presented in th ...more
Kathy Cordero
Feb 17, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: lecturas-2018
Definitivamente Juan Pablo no es escritor así que obviamente no es mucho lo que se puede rescatar de su narrativa al contar la historia de su padre sin embargo vale mucho la pena leer de primera mano los sentimientos, situaciones y características que rodearon la vida del hombre que durante varios años azotó Colombia con una despiadada ola de violencia. Aún hay muchas más facetas que tiene el libro pero definitivamente tratar de ver desde uno de los ojos cercanos a El Patrón es el mayor incentiv ...more
Gerda Jurėlė
Nesidomint Escobaro persona, knyga apkrauna daugybe detaliu ir pavardziu, kurias sunku isiminti. Didesnis isitraukimas pasiekiamas paskutiniuose skyriuose, taciau bendrai - ne itin idomus pasirinkimas.
Apr 25, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
An engaging, deeply emotional autobiography by the son of Pablo Escobar.
Nov 14, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Like a lot of other people I blasted through the T.V show Narcos with great delight. An enjoyable series with plenty of action and a gripping story line. But here's the rub You forget that these were real people and events that took place. So after I'd finished I decided to take a deeper look in to the real Escobar and that's when I came across this book. I was interested to find out what his son had to say about the real man.

Juan starts of at the end of his tory after Escobar had died Showing
Shaun Attwood
Apr 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
a great book which dispels numerous myths and brings Pablo's story up-to-date
Dec 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is the story of the most powerful drug lord in history narrated through the eyes of his son; the everyday language used by Juan Pablo Escobar to write this tale allows us to submerge into the everyday lives of the Escobar family until the end Pablo and further.

He is quite honest regarding his father’s acts of violence as seen through his eyes as a kid and about his own feelings of guilt towards the victims even though that guilt wasn’t his to bear. He also gives us a humility lesson by ext
Ivan Perdomo
Oct 17, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
La Historia del Narcotraficante mas importante de la Historia, contada a traves de los ojos de su primogenito en el que desde el seno de su familia narra las aventuras desventuras de ser parte de una de las historias mas oscuras de colombia y que se ha expandidio por el mundo.

JSM o decir JPE nos narra de un lenguaje coloquial excelente, todos los pormenores de la historia de su padre y como esta aun despues de adulto la sigue cargando, en culpas y glorias hasta el extremo de enemistarse con su
Oct 10, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is a 600-pager but I whipped right through - in Spanish. Fascinating unique tale of growing up with world's biggest drug kingpin. Juan Pablo is not an apologist for his father, far from it, but he does feel he's entitled to his ill gotten inheritance, blasting his aunts and uncles for stealing caches of money and property, and details his family's persecution with a sense of the wounded. Those points are valid but a bit hard to stomach. He and his family, did benefit greatly from the cocain ...more
Jul 21, 2017 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I absolutely loved Narcos on Netflix so I thought I'd give this a go. Unfortunately, I couldn't get into the book. Maybe I just have a weird crush on Wagner Moura as Pablo Escobar. Who knows, hijo de puta? From the pages I did read, I learned that the real el patron loved to take three hour showers!
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Sebastián Marroquín (born Juan Pablo Escobar Henao, 24 February 1977 in Medellín, Colombia) is a Colombian architect, author, and the son of slain Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar.
“he tenido que huir desde antes de nacer y desde que tengo memoria; desde que era niño me han tratado como si hubiese sido el mismísimo autor de la totalidad de los crímenes de mi padre.” 2 likes
“—Se nos va a venir el mundo encima pero hagámosle. A ese no se la rebajo —les dijo mi padre a sus hombres cuando el complot para matar a Lara estaba listo.” 2 likes
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