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The Resource Kingpin : prisoner of the war on drugs, Richard Stratton

Kingpin : prisoner of the war on drugs, Richard Stratton

Label
Kingpin : prisoner of the war on drugs
Title
Kingpin
Title remainder
prisoner of the war on drugs
Statement of responsibility
Richard Stratton
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Captured in the lobby of the Sheraton Senator Hotel at LAX following a fifteen-year run smuggling marijuana and hashish as part of the hippie mafia, Richard Stratton began a new journey. Kingpin tells the story of the eight years that followed, through two federal trials and the underworld of the federal prison system, at a time when it was undergoing unprecedented expansion due to the War on Drugs."--Amazon.com
Summary
The author describes his life during the expansion of the war on drugs, doing time in prisons from Manhattan to Kentucky, and eventually winning his freedom when he became a jailhouse lawyer and overturned his sentence
Biography type
autobiography
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10566990
Cataloging source
TXG
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Stratton, Richard
Dewey number
  • 365/.6092
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
HV9468
LC item number
.S77 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Stratton, Richard
  • Stratton, Richard
  • Prisoners
  • Drug traffic
  • Drug traffic
  • Prisoners
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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prisoner of the war on drugs
Label
Kingpin : prisoner of the war on drugs, Richard Stratton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Control code
1782598
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 289 pages
Isbn
9781628727265
Lccn
2016053991
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781628727265
  • (OCoLC)956349455
Label
Kingpin : prisoner of the war on drugs, Richard Stratton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Control code
1782598
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 289 pages
Isbn
9781628727265
Lccn
2016053991
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781628727265
  • (OCoLC)956349455

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