The Bluegrass Conspiracy

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iUniverse, Sep 11, 2001 - Fiction - 412 pages
37 Reviews
When Kentucky Blueblood Drew Thornton parachuted to his death in September 1985 -- carrying thousands in cash and 150 pounds of cocaine -- the gruesome end of his startling life blew open a scandal that reached to the most secret circles of the U.S. government. The story of Thornton and "The Company" he served, and the lone heroic fight of State Policeman Ralph Ross against an international web of corruption is one of the most portentous tales of the 20th century. -- Book jacket.
  

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Review: The Bluegrass Conspiracy: An Inside Story of Power, Greed, Drugs and Murder

User Review  - Kelly - Goodreads

Interesting story that would have done well with a different editor. Growing up in Lexington, it was surreal to read about the corruption going on right down the road. If you can get through the order the information is given and concentrate on the story being told, you will enjoy yourself. Read full review

Review: The Bluegrass Conspiracy: An Inside Story of Power, Greed, Drugs and Murder

User Review  - Stefanie - Goodreads

I enjoyed the topic / subject matter, but it is a hard book to read. It is like reading a text book. Surprised how many typos were missed in the editing process. Read full review

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About the author (2001)

SALLY DENTON is an investigative reporter and writer whose books include "The Money and Power: The Making of Las Vegas and its Hold on America" (Alfred A. Knopf, 2001), which was made into a documentary film broadcast on the History Channel, "American Massacre: The Tragedy at Mountain Meadows, September 1857" (Alfred A. Knopf, 2003), "Faith and Betrayal: A Pioneer Woman's Passage in the American West" (Alfred A. Knopf, 2006), "Passion and Principle: John and Jessie Fremont, the Couple Whose Power, Politics and Love Shaped Nineteenth-Century America "(Bloomsbury, 2007) and "The Plots Against the President: FDR, a Nation in Crisis", and the "Rise of American Right" (Bloomsburg, 2012). Denton received a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in 2006 and was inducted into the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame in 2008.

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