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Hunting El Chapo : taking down the world's most wanted drug lord / Andrew Hogan & Douglas Century.

By: Hogan, Andrew (DEA agent).
Contributor(s): Century, Douglas [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London, England : HarperCollinsPublishers, 2019Copyright date: ©2018Edition: UK edition.Description: xii, 339 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : colour illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.Content type: text | still image | cartographic image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780008245856; 0008245851.Subject(s): Chapo, 1957- | Hogan, Andrew (DEA agent) | United States. Drug Enforcement Administration -- Officials and employees | Drug dealers -- Mexico | Drug traffic -- Mexico | Cartels -- Mexico | Undercover operations -- MexicoDDC classification: 364.177092 Summary: This is the untold story of the American federal agent who captured the world's most-wanted drug-lord. This is the incredible story of Hogan's seven-year-long chase to capture El Chapo, a multibillionaire drug-lord and escape-artist posing as a Mexican Robin Hood, who in reality was a brutal sociopath responsible for the murders of thousands. His greedy campaign to take over his rivals' territories resulted in an unprecedented war with a body count of over 100,000.
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This is the untold story of the American federal agent who captured the world's most-wanted drug-lord. Every generation has its larger-than-life criminal legend living beyond the reach of the law: Billy the Kid, Al Capone, Ronnie Biggs, Pablo Escobar. But for every one of these criminals, there's a Wyatt Earp, Pat Garrett or Slipper of the Yard. For Joaquín Archivaldo Guzmán-Loera a.k.a. 'El Chapo' - the 21st century's most notorious criminal - that man is D.E.A. Special Agent Andrew Hogan. This is the incredible story of Hogan's seven-year-long chase to capture El Chapo, a multibillionaire drug-lord and escape-artist posing as a Mexican Robin Hood, who in reality was a brutal sociopath responsible for the murders of thousands. His greedy campaign to take over his rivals' territories resulted in an unprecedented war with a body count of over 100,000. We follow Hogan on his quest to achieve the seemingly impossible: to cross the border into Mexico and arrest El Chapo, the leader of the Sinaloa Cartel, a billionaire and Public Enemy No. 1, who had been evading capture for more than a decade and had earned a reputation for being utterly untouchable. This intimate thriller tells how Hogan single-mindedly and methodically climbed the ladder within the hierarchy of the Sinaloa Cartel - the world's wealthiest and most powerful drug-trafficking organization - by creating one of the most sophisticated undercover operations in the history of the D.E.A. From infiltrating Chapo's inner circle to leading a white-knuckle manhunt with an elite brigade of Mexican Marines, Hogan left no stone unturned in his hunt for the world's most powerful drug kingpin.

Originally published: London: HarperCollinsPublishers, 2018.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

This is the untold story of the American federal agent who captured the world's most-wanted drug-lord. This is the incredible story of Hogan's seven-year-long chase to capture El Chapo, a multibillionaire drug-lord and escape-artist posing as a Mexican Robin Hood, who in reality was a brutal sociopath responsible for the murders of thousands. His greedy campaign to take over his rivals' territories resulted in an unprecedented war with a body count of over 100,000.