The Candy Machine: How Cocaine Took Over the World

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The Candy Machine is highly addictive ( Metro)

It is hard to decide if Tom Feiling's future lies as a QC or the new Paul Theroux. He has written a vivid, argumentative, arresting book ( The Sunday Telegraph)

I've read a few documentary accounts of the rise of cocaine, and this might be the best of them. It's clear, sharp and solid. Very well told ( Evening Standard)

An important study of the cultivation, usage and suppression of cocaine ( FT)

A cracking read . . . Strong stuff, beautifully argued ( Literary Review)

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Cutting through the myths about the white market, Tome Feiling's The Candy Machine is the story of cocaine as it's never been told before.

Gabrielle unwinds at weekends with a line of coke - and also works for a major police force. Juan Pablo is a drugs mule in Bogotá who gets his stash from a sweathouse. Belica started picking coca when she was eleven. Kurt Schmoke, former mayor of Baltimore, thinks legalization's the only way ...

Cocaine is big business. Governments spend millions on an unwinnable war against it, yet it's now the drug of choice in the West. How did the cocaine economy get so huge? Who keeps it running behind the scenes?

In The Candy Machine Tom Feiling travels the trade routes from Colombia via Miami, Kingston and Tijuana to London and New York. He meets Medellín hitmen, US kingpins, British crack users and Brazilian traffickers, and talks to the soldiers and narcotics officers who fight the gangs.

'An important study of the cultivation, usage and suppression of cocaine'
  Financial Times

'The Candy Machine is highly addictive'
  Metro

'It is hard to decide if Tom Feiling's future lies as a QC or the new Paul Theroux. A vivid, argumentative, arresting book'
  Sunday Telegraph

'I've read a few documentary accounts of the rise of cocaine, and this might be the best of them'
  Evening Standard

Tom Feiling is an award-winning documentary film-maker. He spent a year living and working in Colombia before making Resistencia: Hip-Hop in Colombia, which won numerous awards at film festivals around the world, and was broadcast in four countries. In 2003 he became Campaigns Director for the TUC's Justice for Colombia campaign, which organizes for human rights in Colombia. His book Short Walks from Bogotá: Journeys in the new Colombia is published by Allen Lane.

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Descripción Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2010. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 194 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Cutting through the myths about the white market, Tome Feiling s The Candy Machine is the story of cocaine as it s never been told before. Gabrielle unwinds at weekends with a line of coke - and also works for a major police force. Juan Pablo is a drugs mule in Bogota who gets his stash from a sweathouse. Belica started picking coca when she was eleven. Kurt Schmoke, former mayor of Baltimore, thinks legalization s the only way .Cocaine is big business. Governments spend millions on an unwinnable war against it, yet it s now the drug of choice in the West. How did the cocaine economy get so huge? Who keeps it running behind the scenes? In The Candy Machine Tom Feiling travels the trade routes from Colombia via Miami, Kingston and Tijuana to London and New York. He meets Medellin hitmen, US kingpins, British crack users and Brazilian traffickers, and talks to the soldiers and narcotics officers who fight the gangs. An important study of the cultivation, usage and suppression of cocaine Financial Times The Candy Machine is highly addictive Metro It is hard to decide if Tom Feiling s future lies as a QC or the new Paul Theroux. A vivid, argumentative, arresting book Sunday Telegraph I ve read a few documentary accounts of the rise of cocaine, and this might be the best of them Evening Standard Tom Feiling is an award-winning documentary film-maker. He spent a year living and working in Colombia before making Resistencia: Hip-Hop in Colombia, which won numerous awards at film festivals around the world, and was broadcast in four countries. In 2003 he became Campaigns Director for the TUC s Justice for Colombia campaign, which organizes for human rights in Colombia. His book Short Walks from Bogota: Journeys in the new Colombia is published by Allen Lane. Nº de ref. de la librería APG9780141034461

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Descripción Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2010. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 194 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Cutting through the myths about the white market, Tome Feiling s The Candy Machine is the story of cocaine as it s never been told before. Gabrielle unwinds at weekends with a line of coke - and also works for a major police force. Juan Pablo is a drugs mule in Bogota who gets his stash from a sweathouse. Belica started picking coca when she was eleven. Kurt Schmoke, former mayor of Baltimore, thinks legalization s the only way .Cocaine is big business. Governments spend millions on an unwinnable war against it, yet it s now the drug of choice in the West. How did the cocaine economy get so huge? Who keeps it running behind the scenes? In The Candy Machine Tom Feiling travels the trade routes from Colombia via Miami, Kingston and Tijuana to London and New York. He meets Medellin hitmen, US kingpins, British crack users and Brazilian traffickers, and talks to the soldiers and narcotics officers who fight the gangs. An important study of the cultivation, usage and suppression of cocaine Financial Times The Candy Machine is highly addictive Metro It is hard to decide if Tom Feiling s future lies as a QC or the new Paul Theroux. A vivid, argumentative, arresting book Sunday Telegraph I ve read a few documentary accounts of the rise of cocaine, and this might be the best of them Evening Standard Tom Feiling is an award-winning documentary film-maker. He spent a year living and working in Colombia before making Resistencia: Hip-Hop in Colombia, which won numerous awards at film festivals around the world, and was broadcast in four countries. In 2003 he became Campaigns Director for the TUC s Justice for Colombia campaign, which organizes for human rights in Colombia. His book Short Walks from Bogota: Journeys in the new Colombia is published by Allen Lane. Nº de ref. de la librería APG9780141034461

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Descripción Penguin Books Ltd. Paperback. Estado de conservación: new. BRAND NEW, The Candy Machine: How Cocaine Took Over the World, Tom Feiling, Cutting through the myths about the white market, Tome Feiling's "The Candy Machine" is the story of cocaine as it's never been told before. Gabrielle unwinds at weekends with a line of coke - and also works for a major police force. Juan Pablo is a drugs mule in Bogota who gets his stash from a sweathouse. Belica started picking coca when she was eleven. Kurt Schmoke, former mayor of Baltimore, thinks legalization's the only way.Cocaine is big business. Governments spend millions on an unwinnable war against it, yet it's now the drug of choice in the West. How did the cocaine economy get so huge? Who keeps it running behind the scenes? In "The Candy Machine" Tom Feiling travels the trade routes from Colombia via Miami, Kingston and Tijuana to London and New York. He meets Medellin hitmen, US kingpins, British crack users and Brazilian traffickers, and talks to the soldiers and narcotics officers who fight the gangs. "An important study of the cultivation, usage and suppression of cocaine". ("Financial Times"). "The Candy Machine is highly addictive". ("Metro"). "It is hard to decide if Tom Feiling's future lies as a QC or the new Paul Theroux. A vivid, argumentative, arresting book". ("Sunday Telegraph"). "I've read a few documentary accounts of the rise of cocaine, and this might be the best of them". ("Evening Standard"). Tom Feiling is an award-winning documentary film-maker. He spent a year living and working in Colombia before making "Resistencia: Hip-Hop in Colombia", which won numerous awards at film festivals around the world, and was broadcast in four countries. In 2003 he became Campaigns Director for the TUC's Justice for Colombia campaign, which organizes for human rights in Colombia. His book "Short Walks from Bogota: Journeys in the new Colombia" is published by Allen Lane. Nº de ref. de la librería B9780141034461

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Descripción Penguin Books. Estado de conservación: New. 2009. First Edition. Paperback. How did the cocaine economy get so huge? Who keeps it running behind the scenes? The author travels the trade routes from Colombia via Miami, Kingston and Tijuana to London and New York. He meets Medellin hitmen, US kingpins, British crack users and Brazilian traffickers, and talks to the soldiers and narcotics officers who fight the gangs. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: JFFH1; JKVG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 202 x 143 x 21. Weight in Grams: 268. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Nº de ref. de la librería V9780141034461

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