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His story is told in El Sicario, the Autobiography of a Mexican Assassin, a two- year project of writer Charles Bowden, whose initial article. Confessions of a drug cartel hitman on the run . Molloy and Charles Bowden are the editors of ‘El Sicario: Confessions of a Cartel Hitman’. El Sicario: The Autobiography of a Mexican Assassin This is an explosive book, real revelations from a sicario or hitman for the Juarez cartel in Mexico. In the.

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Viene de una familia de bajos recursos, pero nunca le falto amor o comida. Other suppliers National Library of Australia – Copies Direct The National Library may be able to supply you with a photocopy or electronic copy of all or part of this item, for a fee, depending on copyright restrictions. Dec 27, Billy rated it it wicario ok.

This is certainly an interesting read but not quite the all out account I expected. A dog’s breakfast of a cartwl two-day long confessional by a former cartel hitman sicario as part of a documentary film. The cartel has a tight net of informants, from 12 year olds on Juarez corners to cabinet members who report to the President.

And I have to say, the editors did a fantastic job with this piece!

El Sicario: The Autobiography of a Mexican Assassin

These 9 locations in Victoria: El Sicario is the hidden face of America’s war on drugs. My advice is that you read something more edifying instead. Return to Book Page. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?

Sseems difficult to believe that things have gotten that bad in the border region. You can find someone advertising: This book provides a truly fascinating insider’s prospective and attempts to shed some light on how Mexican teens are enticed to participate in such a dangerous, dirty business. Customers who bought this item also bought.


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Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait These 49 locations in All: Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Pero tampoco intentes decirme que ahora ya eres bueno y que cuando mueras iras al cielo. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Write a customer review. This book falls into the category recently invented by the Wonkette blog: I mean, yeah, drug cartels, Mexicans, assassins, and a whole lot of drama, but I was pleasantly surprised.

For a cartel assassin to not only escape from his former occupation alive, then willingly share in plain language how it gutted him in every way possible, this is a rare thing. The incredible attention to detail adds to the authenticity. Whitehorse Manningham Regional Library Corporation.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Though he is never identified for obvious reasons, this purports to be the story of this individuals role as a killer and long association with a Mexican drug cartel before he escaped and found religion. Loon Star State in The year in political cartoons from the strangest state in the union. He is a hit man who came off the killing fields alive.

There are also a number of sketches drawn by El Sicario during the interviews, but I am not quite sure why they made the final book, unless it was to further humanise the story, because in general these sketches are hard to understand and mean very little. And they appear about every fifth page or so as well.


I hope it has heard and read and watched by people who can make a change. I am by no means condoning violence. May 24, Deyth Banger rated it it was amazing Shelves: The graphic, merciless violence and torture. Loon Star State in India is very similar in that nature, corruption is bred from the lowest tier to the highest.

This self proclaimed queen of procrastination has finally finished her book. There are some interesting tidbits but I think the books big selling point is a bit of a weakness.

But he can explain in detail not only torture and murder, but how power is distributed and used in the arrangement between the public Mexican state and law enforcement on the ground – where terror and slaughter are simply tools in implementing policy for both the police and the cartels.

View all 20 comments. Mexicans seem to keep falling into the lure of material possessions with un-match appetite. The fact that no mistakes or questioning of any kind is tolerated from the minions of the drug lords. But the depth and the level of detail here is new. How did I get to the point where I no longer felt any scruples for the people that I killed?

Confessions of a Cartel Hit Man – The Texas Observer

John Anderson Municipal Library. Open to the public LAW Connfessions up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? The collapse of the Mexican society is in direct coloration with their belief system.