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Murphy, Steve (Steven E.)

Summary: The explosive memoir of legendary DEA agents and the subject of the hit Netflix series Narcos. Readers will go deep inside the inner workings of the Search Bloc, the joint Colombian-US task force that resulted in an intensive 18-month operation that tracked Escobar.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1 MUR

Summary: Based on a true story of the rise and fall of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar and the two DEA agents that brought the famed Medellin Cartel to its knees.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV NAR

Deutsch, Kevin

Summary: "An award-winning crime reporter describes how two high school honor-roll students used gang connections to loot pharmacies and sell narcotics through delivery drivers using location-based technology and even formed an alliance with the Mexican drug cartel headed by El Chapo,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.4 DEU

Summary: While rival drug cartels warred in the streets, the Columbian national soccer team took a rapid rise to glory, with Andres Escobar its inspirational captain. Meanwhile the infamous drug baron, Pablo Escobar, pioneered "Narco-soccer". After a mistake by Andres led to a loss at the 1994 World Cup, less than ten days later he was gunned down outside a bar, a tragedy documented in this thriller...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: ESPN Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN TWO

Summary: After drug lord Pablo Escobar escapes from prison, the Colombian police, rival cartels, and DEA agents try to take him down in the explosive second season of the hit series.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2017

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Summary: La historia verdadera de Pablo Escobar, el jefe del cartel de drogas de Medellín, relatado por la primera vez por su hijo Sebastián y su viuda María Isabel Campos.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Maya Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SIN

Farzad, Roben

Summary: The wild, true story of the Mutiny, the hotel and club that embodied the decadence of Miami's cocaine cowboys heyday--and an inspiration for the blockbuster film, Scarface...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2017

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Summary: Based on the true story of George Jung. This is an uncompromising look at the rise and fall of the man who became the largest importer of Colombia cocaine to the United States in the 1970's.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2001

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BLO

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Blow 2001

Del Bosque, Melissa

Summary: Drugs, money, cartels: this is what FBI rookie Scott Lawson expected when he was sent to the border town of Laredo, but instead he's deskbound writing intelligence reports about the drug war. Then, one day, Lawson is asked to check out an anonymous tip: a horse was sold at an Oklahoma auction house for a record-topping price, and the buyer was Miguel Trevino, one of the leaders of the Zetas,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 DEL

Miller, T. Christian

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: August, 2008. Marie, a teenager, reported being raped in her Seattle apartment by a masked man. Confronted with inconsistencies, she was charged with false reporting and branded a liar. Years later Colorado detectives discovered they were dealing with a serial rapist. Miller and Armstrong follow the tale of doubt, lies, and a hunt for justice-- and the long history of skepticism toward rape...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.15 MIL

Marroquín, Sebastián

Summary: "THE INTERNATIONAL BEST SELLER! When Pablo Escobar died in 1993, his seventeen-year-old son initially vowed revenge. But Juan Pablo quickly recognized that reaction entailed following in his father's footsteps--something neither he nor his father ever wanted. Their lives in immense danger, Juan Pablo, his mother, and his sister assumed new identities and fled to Argentina, where he would spend...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ESCOBAR, PABLO MAR

Bowden, Mark

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.177 BOW

Stauth, Cameron.

Summary: "An anonymous caller tells a detective in a small Oregon town that a woman has just bitten off a man's finger. But the man is not the victim, the caller says. The woman is. She's being held against her will by a group of faith-healing fanatics who are trying to cure her depression with violent exorcisms. The detective rescues her, but she is afraid to press charges against the people in her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 STA

Tone, Joe

Summary: The dramatic true story of two brothers living parallel lives on either side of the U.S.-Mexico border -- and how their lives converged in a major criminal conspiracy. José Treviño was a devoted family man working as a bricklayer in Texas. Back in Mexico, his younger brother Miguel was ascending to the top ranks of Los Zetas, a notoriously bloody drug cartel. One day José showed up at a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 TON

Reed, Graham

Summary: After Jake quits the drug business, his realtor/ex-wife, Nina, gets him a job as a housesitter for her wealthy clients. Jake celebrates by throwing a party in the mansion he was hired to look after. Unfortunately, the guest list gets out of hand, leaving Jake to contend with a hallucinogenic-vitamin-dispensing yogi, a dead guy in the bathroom, and The Norwegian - a criminal force of nature with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC REE

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Health Communications 1996

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.2 Dodd 1996

Lyon, Joshua.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Bringing together both the journalist's eye and the addict's mind, "Pill Head" explores Lyon's own addiction and the cultural phenomena that made pill-popping so popular, especially among the twenty-somethings of Generation Rx.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LYON, JOSHUA LYO

Bilton, Nick

Summary: From New York Times-bestselling author Nick Bilton comes a true-life thriller about the rise and fall of Ross Ulbricht, aka the Dread Pirate Roberts, the founder of the online black market Silk Road.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 BIL

Summary: Follows seven homeless youth in and around Union Square as they live with addition to heroin.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: National Film Network 2004

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC UNI

Janney, Rachel.

Contents: Positive behavior support -- Schoolwide positive behavior support -- Selected interventions for students at risk for behavior problems -- Individualized positive behavior support: conducting a functional behavioral assessment -- Designing, using, and evaluating individualized positive behavior supports.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Paul H. Brookes Pub. Co. 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.9 JAN

Larson, Erik

Summary: Tells the parallel stories of Daniel Burnham, the main architect of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, and serial killer Henry H. Holmes, discussing the challenges Burnham faced in creating the hugely successful White City, and looking at how Holmes used the opportunities afforded by the fair to lure victims to their deaths.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Large Print Press (Gale, Cengage Learning) 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP 364.152 LAR

Summary: In the late 19th century, as America's teeming cities grew increasingly congested, the time had come to replace the nostalgic horse-drawn trolleys with a faster, cleaner, safer, and more efficient form of transportation. Ultimately, it was Boston, a city of so many firsts that overcame a litany of engineering challenges, the greed-driven interests of businessmen, and the great fears of its...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV RAC

Pollack, Jesse P.

Summary: True story of the tragic murder of Long Island teen Gary Lauwers by Ricky Kasso in 1984, called a "Satanic Sacrifice" by the international media. The effects of drugs, occultism, and violent crime on the teenagers involved caught the attention of the media, deeply affected the town, and changed the national War on Drugs in the United States. "A murder in a small Long Island town reveals the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 364 POL

Krosoczka, Jarrett

Summary: The powerful, unforgettable graphic memoir from Jarrett Krosoczka, about growing up with a drug-addicted mother, a missing father, and two unforgettably opinionated grandparents. A National Book Award Finalist! In kindergarten, Jarrett Krosoczka's teacher asks him to draw his family, with a mommy and a daddy. But Jarrett's family is much more complicated than that. His mom is an addict, in and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 921 KOR

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