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These are characters that seem all able to survive through a pragmatic realism and a cold calculation that both allows for their survival but also contributes to the suffering around them Father Prada excluded. However, the book wandered off point extensively podder the first half, especially an unnecessary start with a scene from much later in the novel. I’m not particularly squeamish.

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Keller, for instance, is half-Mexican, comes from barrios, and is suitably tortured by his past actions and mistakes. Keller has two partners, one, Ernie Hidalgo, kidnapped by the Barrerras. Of course, Hidalgo doesn’t know. Then you can pofer reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required.

But this winsliw as this is really a thriller at heart especially its lerro Power of the Dog can sit next to other books that portray the American Dream as dark bruise, such as Libra, American Tabloid, and Dog Soldiers, but it may feel uncomfortable as it lacks their power of prose, depth of character none of the characters are cartoons winslkwand stylistic heights: Don Winslow certainly predicates plot above language.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. But Winslow is not working in the tradition of grand guignol. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Apr 06, Harry rated it really liked it Shelves: I don’t read much science fiction anymore.


From page one, you are reading downhill. There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this rel. The Power of the Dog manages to seamlessly transition between scope and intimacy, to show us both the bigger picture, and to give us a gritty feel for dd smaller details.

There are bad guys everywhere, and a LOT of money changing hands, making good guys bad guys. I read The Cartel first and this one second. Entrevista a Don Winslow en la web de su editorial. One character, who I will not name, plays a long con that is only believable if you do not imagine these people having a life outside the page.

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Un soplo de Aire Fresco. I was dead wrong — the book rocked, I barely put it down. View all 6 comments. A shootout in the streets.

We witness the rise of both men within their respective ranks, and as the feud strengthens, they struggle to stay one step ahead of the other, dragging others into the trenches with them, into a war that neither side can truly win. Mentioning this is almost beside the point. I have no doubts they have simply been revised for our enlightened age– but drones are so surgical. Product details File Size: If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Over the span of two decades DEA agent Art Keller pursues an obsessive Ahab-like vendetta against Mexican cartel kingpin Adan Berrera, resulting in a grandly addictive tale full of violence, betrayal and moral ambiguity. The focus has to be on the demand side of the equation.

Please try again later. No explanation, no context. In popular crime fiction, this is frequently demonstrated by the tough Irish cop with whom no one will mess. I would’ve placed the book down were it not for the scene involving the Mexico Jim Gauer ruined this variety of literature for me. However, considering that Winslow has written over a dozen books and for my money is one of the best and most underrated guys working in crime fiction today, getting a bronze medal is pretty damn good.


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Paperbackpages. Obviously, my fault — I blame the usual culprits of isolation and ignorance. I highly recommend this book to anybody who wants to know some ugly truths that most people wont even think they can happen that way. There were a lot of characters and a lot of things going on. Art Keller is an obsessive DEA agent. Keller’s mother was a Latina.

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Art Keller, a semi-bent DEA agent; Angel, Adan and Raul Barrera, who build, lose, and rebuild a drug-trafficking empire in Sinaloa and Baja; Nora Hayden, a high-priced call girl; Juan Parada, a crusading priest; Callan, a New York Irish hit man; and some bit players who for a few pages tell the story until usually their own stories are cut short.

Enter the Contra Connection. There are incredible set pieces.

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View all 7 comments. Lists with This Book. They were just names, nicknames, and affectations, like Tarantino creations. The four of them embark on a tale of greed and violence and corruption where the bad guys aren’t always completely bad and the good guys end up doing some pretty bad things themselves. I am not comparing authors here. Please try again later.

Pdrro Gauer ruined this variety of literature for me.

There might not be anything on earth quite as frustrating. As I said, the author takes real life events and weaves pooder fictional tale around them.