Wolf Boys

Wolf Boys

Two American Teenagers and Mexico's Most Dangerous Drug Cartel

Book - 2016
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What it like to be an employee of a global drug-trafficking organization? In the border town of Laredo, Texas, Gabriel and his friend Bart abandon promising futures for the allure of the Zetas, a drug cartel with roots in the Mexican military. Mexican-born Detective Robert Garcia has worked hard all his life and is now struggling to raise his family in America. As violence spills over the border, Detective Garcia pursuit of the boys, and their cartel leaders, puts him face to face with the urgent consequences of a war he sees as unwinnable. Slater shows the way in which the border itself is changing, disappearing, and posing new, terrifying, and yet largely unseen threats to American security.
The story of two American teens recruited as killers for a Mexican cartel, and their pursuit by a Mexican-American detective who realizes the War on Drugs is unwinnable.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, [2016]
Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
ISBN: 9781501126543
1501126547
Characteristics: vi, 342 pages : map ; 24 cm.

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What does it take to turn an all-American boy from Laredo, Texas into a cold-blooded assassin for the drug cartel in Mexico? Apparently, just a few wrong turns. Slater follows the journey of Gabriel Cordona and Bart Reta as they become "Wolf Boys," or cheap labor for the drug cartels. T... Read More »


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