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Illicit: How Smugglers, Traffickers, and Copycats are Hijacking the Global Economy
A groundbreaking investigation of how illicit commerce is changing the world by transforming economies, reshaping politics, and capturing governments.In this fascinating and comprehensive examination of the underside of globalization, Moises Naím illuminates the struggle between traffickers and the hamstrung bureaucracies trying to control them. From illegal migrants to drugs to weapons to laundered money to counterfeit goods, the black market ...
The Queen's Smuggler: William Tyndale (Trailblazer Books #2)
Bethany House Publishers
Sarah's father invites William Tyndale into their home for hiding and protection as he works on translating the Bible into English. Ages 8-12.
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A Smuggler's Conscience: Mission 2 (Black Ocean)
Magical Scrivener Press, 2014
The job: a delivery, no questions asked. The problem: curiosity is a deadly sin. A smuggler gets work based on reputation. When an old employer refers the Mobius for a job, it looks like a big payday. A simple pickup and delivery. No questions asked; no looking inside the cargo. All it requires is a fast, stealthy ship and a crew who can keep their imaginations and consciences in check until the drop-off. The Mobius is up to the task, but ...
Smuggler Nation: How Illicit Trade Made America
Oxford University Press
America is a smuggler nation. Our long history of illicit imports has ranged from West Indies molasses and Dutch gunpowder in the 18th century, to British industrial technologies and African slaves in the 19th century, to French condoms and Canadian booze in the early 20th century, to Mexican workers and Colombian cocaine in the modern era. Contraband capitalism, it turns out, has been an integral part of American capitalism. Providing a ...
Buccaneer: The Provocative Odyssey of Jack Reed, Adventurer, Drug Smuggler and Pilot Extraordinaire
Strategic Media Books
Honored as an Award-Winning Finalist in the "True Crime: Non Fiction" category of the 2014 USA Best Book Awards, Buccaneer is the stimulating, true account of the life and times of Jack Reed, an All-American boy turned drug smuggler; turned Robinson Crusoe, then infamous prison inmate. For the first time, Jack Reed discloses his extraordinary, tabooed journey as a high flying international cocaine smuggler and personal pilot for Carlos Lehder, ...
A true-life thriller that will leave you breathless! As a boy, Brother Andrew dreamed of being an undercover spy working behind enemy lines. As a man he found himself working undercover for God. His was a mission filled with danger, financed by faith, supported by miracles. Told it was impossible to minister behind the Iron Curtain, Andrew knew that nothing was too hard for God. Crossing "closed" borders, he prayed, "Lord, in my luggage I ...
Smuggler's Glory (The Star Elite Series Book 2)
Rebecca King, 2013
Smuggler's Glory - The Star Elite Series (Book 2) If there is one thing Simon Ambrose absolutely hates, it is small villages. They are full of gossips and busybodies who thrive on other people's misery. As one of the Star Elite’s more hardened members, he is far from happy to be sent to a small, run-down tavern in a small village hidden in the wilds of Bodmin Moor. His reluctance to be there is soon forgotten when it becomes apparent ...
One Peace Books
Kinuta is an aspiring actor with serious problems. He has serious debt with the mob and no way to pay it back. A loan shark offers him a solution-haul yakuza hits outside the city. But when wires are crossed and a psycho killer gets lose everything spins out of control. This gritty action thriller is not for the faint of heart. Now a motion picture, by best selling author Shohei Manabe, Smuggler delivers heart pounding non-stop action and squirm ...
The Smuggler's Ghost: When marijuana turned a Florida teen into a millionaire fugitive
When marijuana turned a Florida teen into a millionaire fugitive. According to a 1983 article entitled “Tales of some who are citizens of the world” that appeared in the St. Petersburg Times, Steve Lamb was “one of Pinellas County’s most renowned smugglers” and was being investigated in various states, including Michigan, North Carolina, New Mexico, and Nevada. When millions of rebellious college students and high schoolers sat ...
The Smuggler's Treasure (American Girl History Mysteries)
Sarah Masters Buckey
Sent to live with relatives in New Orleans during the War of 1812, eleven-year-old Elisabet determines to find a smuggler's treasure to ransom her imprisoned father.
Outlaws Inc: Flying with the World's Most Dangerous Smugglers
In the world's most dangerous trouble spots, a small band of men risk their lives to fly in desperately needed aid. But they are not heroes. Their giant ex-Soviet cargo planes are also riddled with secret compartments, which they fill with drugs, guns, money or people. They deliver anywhere, and they rtake their cut. But they pay a heavy price, many losing their lives to gun-toting pirates, terrorists, hostile state forces, jealous competitors ...
The smugglers: a story of Puget Sound
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed ...
Silo Saga: Smuggler's Deep (Kindle Worlds Novella) (Worldquake Book 1)
Kindle Worlds, 2014
Linda Varner and her father Big Gene run a smuggling operation in a world with many levels and a spiral staircase as the only way to move between them. If you want something, they can get it, if anyone can. They also make shine, a drink that is illegal but very popular. One evening the world shakes, just for a few seconds, and soon everything that Linda thought she knew about her world is challenged. She sets out on a journey to the bottom of ...
Webs of Smoke: Smugglers, Warlords, Spies, and the History of the International Drug Trade (State & Society ...
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
This fascinating history of international drug trafficking in the first half of the 20th century follows the stories of American narcs and gangsters, Japanese spies, Chinese warlords, and soldiers of fortune whose lives revolved around opium. The drug trade centered on China, which was before 1949, the world's largest narcotic market. The authors tell the interlocking stories of the many extraordinary personalities_sinister and ...
Smugglers: The Complex Web of the Drug, Blood Diamond, Human Organ, Ivory and Cigarette Underworlds (True ...
RW Press, 2013
SMUGGLERS The Complex Web of the Drug, Blood Diamond, Human Organ, Ivory and Cigarette Underworlds CONTENTS SMUGGLING IN THE MODERN WORLD CIGARETTE SMUGGLING : Introduction, The North American Problem, The Montenegro Ring. DIAMONDS : Introduction, Sierra Leone, Angola. DRUG SMUGGLING : Introduction, The Opium Wars, Pablo Escobar Gaviria, Howard Marks, The Shower Posse – Christopher M. Coke. ORGAN HARVESTING AND TRAFFICKING IVORY ...
A Smugglers Blues....Marijuana Mania
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
The idea first surfaced while crossing the Gulf of Mexico. Four days and nights at sea, sighting only the odd freighter, popping up on the horizon, then sailing back into the sea - the sheer size and emptiness of the ocean spawned the plan. A plan to sail a load of pot from Jamaica to Florida. Years before some fraternity brothers in college made big bucks unloading large shipments of ganja, as much as ten grand a night. I never got in on those ...
The Bible Smuggler
In this highly readable biography, Vernon explains William Tyndale's work of translating, printing, and distributing the Scripture, focusing on Tyndale's helper, Colin, who begins his work as a carrier boy smuggling in a copy of Luther's New Testament to Tyndale.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars - The Smuggler's Code (Star Wars: Clone Wars)
When he encounters a criminal from his past, Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi strikes out, determined to fulfill a promise he made to himself as a young Jedi: to bring in this fugitive on his own! While on the trail, Obi-Wan earns a favor from a local smuggler, but her devotion to working for her own benefit may be more trouble for Obi-Wan than her help is actually worth!
High: Confessions of an International Drug Smuggler
In the early 1980s, Brian O’Dea was operating a $100 million a year, 120-man drug smuggling business, and had developed a terrifying cocaine addiction. Under increasing threat from the DEA in 1986 for importing seventy-five tons of marijuana into the United States, he quit the trade–and the drugs–and began working with recovering addicts in Santa Barbara. Despite his life change, the authorities caught up with him years later and O’Dea ...
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