When it was first published in the mid-seventies, SNOWBLIND established itself as an essential piece of true crime writing. The story of the legendary Zachary Swan, a mover in the cocaine trade in the sixties who set the standard for all who followed, Sabbag's riveting account is a compulsive insight into an underworld populated by crazy characters and riven by paranoia. The result is an illuminating and wild book that influenced a generation of writers.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - BruceCoulson - LibraryThing
An account of Zachary Swan's career as a cocaine smuggler in the 1970s. A host of colorful characters get involved, although none quite as intriguing as Swan himself. In between various byzantine ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Polaris- - LibraryThing
Superb. Hilarious. Scary. A real page-turner. The 'Columbia Gold' coffee scam alone is priceless! Read full review