The Resource The cartel, Don Winslow

The cartel, Don Winslow

Label
The cartel
Title
The cartel
Statement of responsibility
Don Winslow
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set in 2004, Winslowas masterly sequel to "The Power of the Dog"(2005) continues his epic story of the Mexican drug wars. DEA agent Art Keller has withdrawn from the world, tending bees for a New Mexico monastery, when he receives word that his old nemesis, Adan Barrera, leader of the Sinaloan cartel "El Federacion" has escaped from prison and is intent on reestablishing control of his empire. Keller agrees to return to duty and spearheads several attempts to capture Barrera, who remains elusive and seemingly protected by the Mexican police and government. As a war between Barreraas cartel and several different competing factions ensues, violence overwhelms the city of Ciudad Juarez. Along the way, Keller falls in love with Marisol Cisneros, a beautiful doctor who heads a small but committed group of journalists and artists dedicated to resisting the violence. This exhaustively researched novel elucidates not just the situation in Mexico but the consequences of our own disastrous 40-year awar on drugs.a "Author tour; 50,000a copy first printing. Agent: Shane Salerno, Story Factory. (June)" Copyright 2015 Publishers Weekly Used with permission
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Summary
This long-awaited sequel to The Power of the Dog catches us up on DEA agent Art Keller's life: he's become a beekeeper for a New Mexico monastery. But when his nemesis, cartel leader Adán Barrera, escapes from a Mexican prison, Keller is drawn back into the world to stop the escalating violence between cartels. At nearly 600 pages, this is an epic tale, not only taking on personal vendettas but incorporating the very real damage done to bystanders in Mexican drug wars. -- Description by Shauna Griffin
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award, 2016
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery or Thriller, 2015.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10426936
Cataloging source
DLC
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1953-
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Winslow, Don
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Art Keller novels
Series volume
0002
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  • Drug traffic
  • Drug enforcement agents
  • Revenge
  • New Mexico
  • Mexico
Target audience
adult
Label
The cartel, Don Winslow
Instantiates
Publication
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
ocn904012031
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
615 pages
Isbn
9781101874998
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2015006233
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)904012031
Label
The cartel, Don Winslow
Publication
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
ocn904012031
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
615 pages
Isbn
9781101874998
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2015006233
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)904012031

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