by Mark Bowden
Killing Pablo is about a notorious cartel leader Pablo Escobar that terrorized Colombia. He was a wealthy man that was very influential in the Colombian government until they cracked down of the drug trade. This made Pablo fall from his power and the struggle to catch him to stop the drug trafficking and senseless killings that his men do.
- revenge solves nothing
- power is easy to take away
- people aren't as honest as they say
bookstore bomb kills and maims family at back to school shoppping while an american agaent was there.
- lags on a bit
- lots of facts
- pretty good interviews
PBS Frontline - Godfather of Cocaine - Pablo Escobar - Part 1/4
"the day often.." (144, Killing Pablo)
"His friends..." (213, Killing Pablo)
The big issue in this book is revenge and power struggles.