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Cocaine Train: Tracing My Bloodline Through Colombia

Cocaine Train Tracing My Bloodline Through Colombia Nine times dangerous than the United States Columbia is no place for the nervous traveller So it is against his better judgement that in the summer of journalist Stephen Smith finds himself bo

Nine times dangerous than the United States, Columbia is no place for the nervous traveller So it is against his better judgement that, in the summer of 1998, journalist Stephen Smith finds himself boarding the Cocaine Train out of Cali, home of Columbia s infamous drugs cartel The Cocaine Train is one of the last remnants of a once great railway system, and Smith iNine times dangerous than the United States, Columbia is no place for the nervous traveller So it is against his better judgement that, in the summer of 1998, journalist Stephen Smith finds himself boarding the Cocaine Train out of Cali, home of Columbia s infamous drugs cartel The Cocaine Train is one of the last remnants of a once great railway system, and Smith is riding it in search of a grandfather he barely knew Fred Leslie Frost, pioneering railwayman, upright citizen and diplomat, with a Columbian mistress and an illegitimate son.

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  1. Dagezi says:
    An incredibly stupid title, but really kind of excellent Of course given that it s partially about the abandoned railways of Colombia that the author s British grandfather basically built it s right up my alley Smith is uncommonly observant, has a good ear for metaphor and writes both drolly and with music.You have to admit this is a pretty cool sentence After a time, during which an embarrassed Federico tried unsuccessfully to start the Land Rover again, we abandoned it and set off on foot in t [...]

  2. Jono says:
    Great read especially if you like trains, colombia and all that goes with it The author really hits some relevant points and not in a dramatic way Also for a country that no longer has a railway it curious to travel around and see the old tracks where it used to be This book is written on that colombian cusp Somewhere between nostalgia, colonialism, and the growth of narco economics and politics.

  3. Paul says:
    An interesting tale about life in Colombia, post Escobar, but still endless killings and kidnappings The story is about the author tracing the steps of his British grandfather who was responsible for much of the railway system in Colombia, which began to fall apart not long after the man departed for England.

  4. Fabian Forero says:
    hola primo como estas quicieramos volver a saber de ti y conocer tus hermanos e bregado a buscarte por facebook pero nada asta que encontre aqui tus libros espero te llegue este mensaje mi numero telefonico es 2523642 gracias stephen

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