De jacht op Pablo Escobar

Mark Bowden (author)

De jacht op Pablo Escobar

Het spannende en verbijsterende verhaal achter de hitserie Narcos

De jacht op Pablo Escobar
is het ware verhaal van de gewelddadige opkomst en ondergang van Pablo Escobar, leider van het cocaïnekartel van Medellín, Colombia. Met zijn drugshandel, moordpartijen en andere criminele praktijken werd Escobar stinkend rijk én een van de grootste internationaal gezochte kopstukken

De jacht op Pablo Escobar
Mark Bowden
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Original title
Killing Pablo
Amsterdam: Boekerij, © 2017
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About Mark Bowden

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Mark Robert Bowden (; born July 17, 1951) is an American journalist and writer. He is a national correspondent for The Atlantic. He is best known for his book Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War (1999) about the 1993 U.S. military raid in Mogadishu, Somalia. It was adapted as a motion picture of the same name that received two Academy Awards.

He is also known for Killing Pablo: The Hunt for the World's Greatest Outlaw (2001) about the efforts to take down Pablo Escobar, a Colombian drug lord.

Early life

Born in 1951 in St. Louis, Missouri; Bowden is a 1973 graduate of Loyola University Maryland. While he was at college, he was inspired to embark on a career in journalism by reading Tom Wolfe's book The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test.

He currently lives in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, the Mushroom Capital of the World.


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