This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Pablo Emilio Escobar Gaviria - He was born to a successful cattle farmer, and a well educated and capable school teacher. The family lived in Rionegro, a town in which violence and death were common.
Jorge Eliécer Gaitán - He started out his political career as the Mayor of Bogotá in 1936. He received a doctorate in jurisprudence in Italy and became a professor at the National University of Colombia.
Joe Toft - He was a special agent with the DEA, responsible for heading up the manhunt for Pablo Escobar...
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