Marching Powder: A True Story of Friendship, Cocaine and South America's Strangest Jail
Account of life in Bolivia's notorious San Pedro prison. Looks at prison life, corruption, drug lords, violence and crime, and the trafficking of cocaine. Based on author's experience inside the prison where he shared a cell with Thomas McFadden, a convicted English drug trafficker. Describes the friendship that developed between Thomas and the author, and explores San Pedro as a place of extremes where horror lives side by side with compassion. Includes colour photos.
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Review: Marching PowderUser Review - Miranda - Goodreads
So, this wasn't terribly well written - if you're after a masterpiece, don't read it. But it's a fascinating story with lots of descriptions involving corruption and how money buys influence. And how ... Read full review
Review: Marching PowderUser Review - Sophie - Goodreads
While this book was quite shocking and interesting, I found that it left me a little disappointed in regards to the central character Thomas...I liked how he didn't try and excuse his actions, he ... Read full review