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The Resource Hotel Scarface : where cocaine cowboys partied and plotted to control Miami, Roben Farzad

Hotel Scarface : where cocaine cowboys partied and plotted to control Miami, Roben Farzad

Label
Hotel Scarface : where cocaine cowboys partied and plotted to control Miami
Title
Hotel Scarface
Title remainder
where cocaine cowboys partied and plotted to control Miami
Statement of responsibility
Roben Farzad
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the seventies, coke hit Miami with the full force of a hurricane, and no place attracted dealers and dopers like Coconut Grove's Mutiny at Sailboat Bay. It was a hotel and club that embodied the decadence of Miami's cocaine cowboys heyday-- and an inspiration for the film, Scarface. Three waves of Cuban immigrants vied to dominate the trafficking, but as the kilos-- and bodies-- began to pile up, the Mutiny became target number one for law enforcement. Farzad examines a city high on excess and greed, and offers an unprecedented view of the rise and fall of cocaine-- and the Mutiny-- in Miami
Summary
Drawing on exclusive interviews and never-before-seen documents, a work of investigative journalism brings to life Miami’s legendary hotel, and the backdrop for the film Scarface—a place rife with cocaine, drug traffickers, hit men, gunrunners, sex, greed and excess
Writing style
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10600288
Cataloging source
DLC
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Farzad, Roben
Dewey number
363.4509759/381
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Drug traffic
  • Drug dealers
  • Hotels
  • Miami (Fla.)
  • Miami (Fla.)
  • Drug dealers
  • Drug traffic
  • Hotels
  • Manners and customs
  • Florida
  • HISTORY / United States / 20th Century
  • HISTORY / United States / State & Local / South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV)
  • TRUE CRIME
Target audience
adult
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where cocaine cowboys partied and plotted to control Miami
Label
Hotel Scarface : where cocaine cowboys partied and plotted to control Miami, Roben Farzad
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-324) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Heaven in Hell -- Monkey in the middle -- Snow in Miami -- Table 14 -- DMZ disco -- Busting Batabanó -- Monkey in the cage -- "God bless America!" -- Dadeland -- Entrar: lost muchachos -- Our man in Panama -- Muchachos Corp. -- Cocaine capitalism -- Making love, not war -- Summa cum laude -- Recruiting Ralphie -- Spring of 'eighty -- Reheating the Cold War -- Mariel & Co. -- The Marlboro meng -- Ricardo's morals -- Aliases -- Murder City, USA -- Tick-talks -- The big haul -- Investments -- Shooting to kill -- The cartel whisperer -- Hunting "El Loco" -- You find yourself in 'eighty-two -- A farewell salute -- Miami versus Montana -- A marked monkey -- Yo soy Scarface -- By the numbers -- Boys in the grove -- Burton bolts -- New coke -- MIA to LA -- The Mutiny's last stand -- Cocaine, cannons, commies -- Shipwrecked -- The hunt for Willie and Sal -- Empire strikes back -- A busted fraternity -- Undercover Sal -- Sunrise, sunset -- Bloody 'ninety-two -- The hit list -- Miami's trial of the century -- The best justice that money can buy -- Empire strikes back II -- Miami vice comes to life -- Rematch -- Sequestration -- Afterword
Control code
ocn983799051
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xviii, 332 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781592409280
Lccn
2017003885
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)983799051
Label
Hotel Scarface : where cocaine cowboys partied and plotted to control Miami, Roben Farzad
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-324) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Heaven in Hell -- Monkey in the middle -- Snow in Miami -- Table 14 -- DMZ disco -- Busting Batabanó -- Monkey in the cage -- "God bless America!" -- Dadeland -- Entrar: lost muchachos -- Our man in Panama -- Muchachos Corp. -- Cocaine capitalism -- Making love, not war -- Summa cum laude -- Recruiting Ralphie -- Spring of 'eighty -- Reheating the Cold War -- Mariel & Co. -- The Marlboro meng -- Ricardo's morals -- Aliases -- Murder City, USA -- Tick-talks -- The big haul -- Investments -- Shooting to kill -- The cartel whisperer -- Hunting "El Loco" -- You find yourself in 'eighty-two -- A farewell salute -- Miami versus Montana -- A marked monkey -- Yo soy Scarface -- By the numbers -- Boys in the grove -- Burton bolts -- New coke -- MIA to LA -- The Mutiny's last stand -- Cocaine, cannons, commies -- Shipwrecked -- The hunt for Willie and Sal -- Empire strikes back -- A busted fraternity -- Undercover Sal -- Sunrise, sunset -- Bloody 'ninety-two -- The hit list -- Miami's trial of the century -- The best justice that money can buy -- Empire strikes back II -- Miami vice comes to life -- Rematch -- Sequestration -- Afterword
Control code
ocn983799051
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xviii, 332 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781592409280
Lccn
2017003885
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)983799051

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