Marching powder : the true story of an English drug-smuggler, a notorious Bolivian prison and enough cocaine to cover the Andes (Book, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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Marching powder : the true story of an English drug-smuggler, a notorious Bolivian prison and enough cocaine to cover the Andes

Author: Rusty Young
Publisher: London : Pan Books, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When Thomas McFadden was arrested trying to smuggle five kilos of cocaine out of Bolivia, he was flung into the infamous San Pedro prison. A bemused Englishman abroad, Thomas was astonished to discover that corrupt politicians adn major-league drug smugglers lived in luxury apartments in one wing, while the poorer sections of the prison were too dangerous to enter after dark. Prisoners had to pay for everything:  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Thomas McFadden; Thomas McFadden
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rusty Young
ISBN: 9781509829408 1509829407
OCLC Number: 1002681791
Notes: Originally published: London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 2003.
Description: 374 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Rusty Young.

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A gripping, sometimes surreal account of surviving one of the world's craziest and most dangerous prisons.  Read more...

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All the staples of the prison memoir are here: sadistic guards, an attempted break-out, the terrors of solitary confinement, the joys of freedom . . . The result is a truly gripping piece of Read more...

 
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