The Man who Made it Snow

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Simon and Schuster, 1990 - Social Science - 304 pages
"This is the incredible, true story of the only American alive ever admitted to the inner circle of the Colombian cocaine cartel. From 1978 to 1985, Max Mermelstein was a pivotal figure in the American cocaine explosion, moving fifty-six tons of tropical snow into Florida and 300million dollars in cash back to Medellin, Colombia. 'The Man Who Made It Snow is Mermelstein's story--a tale every bit as violent and hair-raising as the movie 'Scarface'. In this vivid, spellbinding account, Mermelstein traces the inexorable path that led a son of a working-class Jewish family to meet and marry a beautiful Colombian girl and, in the process, become embroiled in the perilous world of cocaine manufacturing, smuggling, and distribution"--Dust jacket flap.

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Mermelstein was a central character in the operations of the notorious Medellin cocaine cartel from 1978 to 1985, until his arrest by federal agents; he then became a valuable government witness. Now ... Read full review

Contents

Authors Note
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Part Two THE CARTEL
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Part Three WIDENING THE WINDOW
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