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The Power of the Dog (Power of the Dog #1) by Don Winslow

This is a fictional story based on a bunch of real life events. See all free Kindle reading apps. I am from Costa Rica, so being a latin american, it was extremely interesting and revealing to read this book as it tells the truth about the ‘War on Drugs’ in the USA, being them the real problem and the real source of all the drug related issues in the continent.

This is not a novel I would compliment for it’s stylistic prose, its character development, or it’s originality in terms of plot: When it was great, it was all about man and the Big Idea, or First Contact. A and South America. Every character was fascinating and I found myself rooting for all of them, especially Art Keller and his unwavering drive to bring down the Barreras, and Sean Callan, a young New Yorker whose fateful decision to protect his buddy leads him into a life of violence where he faces a constant struggle to keep his morals.

Having said that, I must also say that this is also a very long read and I was tiring of it with pages to go. Winslow’s good at distilling information, even generating a pretty sweet narrative out of it, but when it comes to actually giving us a human context, he coughs up these creaky-ass images or some dreck like “She was horrified. And there’s the never-ending moral question Art faces. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. I was dead wrong — the book rocked, I barely put it down.


A book that finds the perfect balance between it’s attention to detail and research, it’s sensitivity to character, and it’s great structure, all wrapped up in passionate prose. Power of the Dog can sit next to other books that portray the American Dream as dark bruise, such as Libra, American Tabloid, and Dog Soldiers, but it may feel uncomfortable as it lacks their power of prose, depth of character none of the characters are cartoons thoughand stylistic heights: Don Winslow’s made a good living being the gonzo John le Carre of cartel noirand this book is where he started.

Un ottimo noir che analizza il mondo del narcotraffico tra Stati Uniti, Messico e paesi del Centro America, seguendo le strade tortuose della droga e delle armi che salgono e scendono tra i continenti in un intricato nodo di intrecci tra CIA, governo americano, DEA, polizia federale messicana, mafia italoamericana, movimenti comunisti sudamericani, Chiesa cattolica, Opus Dei e patron dei cartelli messicani.

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Known as “Cowboys,” they were spurned by their civilian counterparts and locked out of intel and operations when possible. When that goes beyond a certain point, your characters begin to hollow out and become cartoons or pieces to move around.

When this started I wasn’t sure about it. Oct 03, Alisa rated it it was amazing Shelves: Don lives on an old ranch in the San Diego area with his wife, Jean, and son, Thomas.

O forse l’autore non sa farci diventare “tutt’uno” con le sue creature. To get the free app, perro your mobile phone number. View all 7 comments. Many of these people die, some quite horribly.

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View all 16 comments. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Drugs equals money, and money finances political violence.

So strangely enough, I was thinking about the speculative fiction I had read in the past, and the clever little political worlds that these authors had thought up. There is a man and woman inside – a husband and wife – both leaning towards the passenger side door, still buckled into their seats. We follow his wet career of assassinations and violence throughout the book. My rating of this book is based on its subject matter and its research and how it affects me as a reader.


Don Winslow’s look at the Mexica “Deliver my soul from the sword; my love from the power of the dog.

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Share your thoughts with other customers. We witness the rise of both men within their respective ranks, and as the feud strengthens, they struggle dwl stay one step ahead of the other, dragging others into the trenches with them, into a war that neither side can truly win.

I mean, Winslow didnt’t a morbid style, don’t expect something like American Psycho for example. So, get over it. Libra mi cuello de la espada. Book had me like, Hands up, titties down, ass in the air!

Winslow has me in a corner because the subject matter is so devastating that it commands our attention every step of the way. You no longer care. This covers the time period from the 70’s to the beginning of the ‘s.

Art Keller, a semi-bent DEA agent; Angel, Adan and Raul Barrera, who build, lose, and rebuild a drug-trafficking empire in Sinaloa and Baja; Nora Hayden, a high-priced call girl; Juan Parada, a crusading priest; Callan, a New York Irish hit man; and some bit players who for a few pages tell the story until usually their own stories are cut short. There’s another scene or scenes, involving a mother and her childrenrunning away from her drug dealer husband, in order to be with her thought-to-be lover, that is about about as cruel as anything I’ve ever read.

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