The Resource Snatched: : from drug queen to informer to hostage -- a harrowing true story, Bruce Porter, (eaudio)

Snatched: : from drug queen to informer to hostage -- a harrowing true story, Bruce Porter, (eaudio)

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Snatched: : from drug queen to informer to hostage -- a harrowing true story
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Snatched:
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from drug queen to informer to hostage -- a harrowing true story
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Bruce Porter
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eng
Summary
Snatched is the electric tale by the New York Times bestselling author of Blow, Bruce Porter, that tells the true story of a woman caught between two worlds, with her life dangling in the balance. Raised an aristocrat in Colombia and educated in European schools, Pilar transfixes everyone with her charm and her guile. She also falls for dangerous men and finds herself drawn into the highest levels of the cocaine trade. After two failed marriages and a harrowing escape from the drug life, she settles down to a quiet existence in Florida with her children-until her second husband tries to cut short his prison term by giving her name over to members of a new task force being formed by the DEA. They induce Pilar, now a middle-aged woman, to infiltrate the Cali cartel as the head of a vast money-laundering sting. Named Operation Princess, the scheme leads to the seizure of tens of millions of dollars, along with some $500 million worth of cocaine and the exposure of hundreds of high-level traffickers, becoming one of the most daring and successful stings in DEA history. But Pilar plays her part too well. Her success as a money launderer gets her kidnapped and then ransomed by a band of guerrillas in South America-and the United States government refuses to negotiate. It's left to her low-level handlers in the DEA to get her back before her kidnappers discover they have a federal agent in their clutches
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Porter, Bruce
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fiction
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Read by Roxanne Hernandez
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  • Hernandez, Roxanne
  • hoopla digital
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  • Drug traffic
  • Women drug dealers
  • Informers
  • Undercover operations
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adult
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Snatched: : from drug queen to informer to hostage -- a harrowing true story, Bruce Porter, (eaudio)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (13hr., 12 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781504736619
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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digital.
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MWT11609948
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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11609948
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MWT11609948
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Snatched: : from drug queen to informer to hostage -- a harrowing true story, Bruce Porter, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (13hr., 12 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781504736619
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11609948
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11609948
System control number
MWT11609948
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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