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Killing Pablo: The Hunt for the World's Greatest Outlaw Summary
Mark Bowden

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Killing Pablo: The Hunt for the World's Greatest Outlaw Summary

Plot Summary

Pablo Emilio Escobar Gaviria was a Colombian national who rose to infamy through his exploits as the leader of the notorious Medellin Drug Cartel, a seemingly unstoppable force in the underworld into the 1990s. It took more than $700 million dollars and over 7 years to stop Escobar, with countless numbers of lives ruined or lost.

"Killing Pablo: The Hunt for the World's Greatest Outlaw" by Mark Bowden details the life of Pablo Escobar as well as the political climate of Colombia and how it allowed Escobar to become a legendary criminal and philanthropist.

Escobar was born in 1949 to Abel de Jesus Escobar, a successful cattle farmer, and Hermilda Gaviria, a well educated and capable school teacher. Pablo was the third of seven children for the Escobars. The family lived in Rionegro, a town in which violence and death were common.

Bowden discusses the politics of Colombia as they were...

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