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Turning the Tide: One Man Against the Medellin Cartel

Turning the Tide: One Man Against the Medellin Cartel

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1991
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0525249982
ISBN13
9780525249986
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The riveting true story of the college professor who brought a ruthless cocaine kingpin to justice, told by the bestselling author of A Cast of Killers. Professor Richard Novak was in the Bahamas studying hammerhead sharks when the Medellin Cartel moved in and set up the nerve center of the world's ...more

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Books and book publishing have long been an important part of life in the Kirkpatrick family. My grandfather and namesake was a senior editor at McGraw-Hill for thirty-five years. My mother, Audrey Kirkpatrick, was a short story writer, and studied under Vladimir Nabokov at Cornell University. Katherine Kirkpatrick, my younger sister, is a former book editor at Macmillan and the author of five historical novels. My older sister, Jennifer Kirkpatrick was a writer and researcher for National Geog...more