Pablo Escobar: My Father
Macmillan, Aug 30, 2016 - Biography & Autobiography - 368 pages
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Until now, we believed that everything had been said about the rise and fall of Pablo Escobar, the most infamous drug kingpin of all time, but these versions have always been told from the outside, never from the intimacy of his own home.
More than two decades after the full-fledged manhunt finally caught up with the king of cocaine, Juan Pablo Escobar travels to the past to reveal an unabridged version of his father—a man capable of committing the most extreme acts of cruelty while simultaneously professing infinite love for his family.
This is not the story of a child seeking redemption for his father, but a shocking look at the consequences of violence and the overwhelming need for peace and forgiveness.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Whisper1 - LibraryThing
Written by the son of Pablo Escobar, he clearly outlines the price the family had to pay for a life they did not choose. At first, it was difficult to understand why his father was such a wanted man ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bogopea - LibraryThing
Having prior knowledge of the escapades of Pablo Escobar as well as the struggles of his family after his death, I found this book to be somewhat credible. Juan Pablo does not sugar coat the misdeeds ... Read full review