This is the true story of Howard Marks. He was Britain's most wanted man. He spent seven years in America's toughest penitentiary. You'll like him.
During the mid 1980s Howard Marks had forty three aliases, eighty nine phone lines and owned twenty five companies throughout the world. Whether bars, recording studios or offshore banks, all were money laundering vehicles for his main concern: dope dealing.
At the height of his career he was smuggling up to thirty tons of marijuana and had contact with organisations as diverse as MI6, the CIA, the IRA and the Mafia. Following a worldwide operation by the Drugs Enforcement Agency, he was busted and sentenced to twenty-five years at a state penitentiary in Indiana. He was released in 1995 after serving seven years of his sentence. This is his story.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - scuzzy - LibraryThing
totally engrossing - one of the first and only books i have recommended to my partner that she really enjoyed too. there is no way to explain this or review this book other than read it yourtself - it will blow you away. casual referneces to pink floyd a nice little touch. Read full review
MR. NICE: An AutobiographyUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
An easygoing international drug smuggler tells his life story.Marks spent most of his life looking for a good scam and a good time. As a child, he got out of a school by faking illness; as a student ... Read full review