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The Resource Bloodlines : the true story of a drug cartel, the FBI, and the battle for a horse-racing dynasty, Melissa Del Bosque

Bloodlines : the true story of a drug cartel, the FBI, and the battle for a horse-racing dynasty, Melissa Del Bosque

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Bloodlines : the true story of a drug cartel, the FBI, and the battle for a horse-racing dynasty
Title
Bloodlines
Title remainder
the true story of a drug cartel, the FBI, and the battle for a horse-racing dynasty
Statement of responsibility
Melissa Del Bosque
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Language
eng
Summary
Drugs, money, cartels: this is what FBI rookie Scott Lawson expected when he was sent to the border town of Laredo, but instead he's deskbound writing intelligence reports about the drug war. Then, one day, Lawson is asked to check out an anonymous tip: a horse was sold at an Oklahoma auction house for a record-topping price, and the buyer was Miguel Trevino, one of the leaders of the Zetas, Mexico's most brutal drug cartel. The source suggested that Trevino was laundering money through American quarter horse racing. If this was true, it offered a rookie like Lawson the perfect opportunity to infiltrate the cartel. Lawson teams up with a more experienced agent, Alma Perez, and, taking on impossible odds, sets out to take down one of the world's most fearsome drug lords. In Bloodlines, Emmy and National Magazine Award-winning journalist Melissa del Bosque follows Lawson and Perez's harrowing attempt to dismantle a cartel leader's American racing dynasty built on extortion and blood money. With extensive access to investigative evidence and in-depth interviews with key players, del Bosque turns more than three years of research and her decades of reporting on Mexico and the border into a gripping narrative about greed and corruption. Bloodlines offers us an unprecedented look at the inner workings of the Zetas and US federal agencies, and opens a new vista onto the changing nature of the drug war and its global expansion
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Del Bosque, Melissa
Dewey number
364.1/770973
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV5840.M4
LC item number
D45 2017
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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  • Treviño Morales, Miguel
  • Zetas (Drug cartel)
  • United States
  • Drug traffic
  • Drug control
  • Organized crime
  • Money laundering
  • Horse racing
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Bloodlines : the true story of a drug cartel, the FBI, and the battle for a horse-racing dynasty, Melissa Del Bosque
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [375]-394)
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Control code
ocn992119852
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
394 pages
Isbn
9780062448484
Lccn
2017014612
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)992119852
  • (Sirsi) a2003439
Label
Bloodlines : the true story of a drug cartel, the FBI, and the battle for a horse-racing dynasty, Melissa Del Bosque
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [375]-394)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn992119852
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
394 pages
Isbn
9780062448484
Lccn
2017014612
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)992119852
  • (Sirsi) a2003439

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