Language: English . Brand New. In the summer of 1987, Johnny Boone set out to grow andharvest one of the greatest outdoor marijuana crops in modern times. In doingso, he set into motion a series of events that defined him and his associatesas the largest homegrown marijuana syndicate in American history, also known asthe Cornbread Mafia.Author James Higdon whose relationship with Johnny Boone, currently a federal fugitive, made him the first journalist subpoenaed underthe Obama administration takes listeners back to the 1970s and 80s and theclash between federal and local law enforcement and a band of Kentucky farmerswith moonshine and pride in their bloodlines. By 1989 the task force assignedto take down men like Johnny Boone had arrested sixty-nine men and one woman frombusts on twenty-nine farms in ten states, and seized two hundred tons of pot.Of the seventy individuals arrested, zero talked. How it all went down is atale of Mafia-style storylines emanating from the Bluegrass State, andpopulated by Vietnam veterans and weed-loving characters caught up inTarantino-level violence and heart-breaking altruism.Accompanied by a backdrop of rock-and-roll andrhythm-and-blues, this work of dogged investigative journalism and history istold by Higdon in action-packed, colorful and riveting detail. N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : The Cornbread Mafia (Library Edition): A ...
Éditeur : Tantor Media, Inc
Date d'édition : 2012
Reliure : CD-Audio
Etat du livre : New
Edition : Library ed.
Description du livre Tantor Media Inc, 2012. Compact Disc. État : Brand New. unabridged edition. 6.25x6.50x1.00 inches. In Stock. N° de réf. du libraire 1452638608