Marching Powder: A True Story of Friendship, Cocaine, and South America's Strangest Jail - Part II, Chapters 47-51 Summary & Analysis

Thomas L. McFadden
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Part II, Chapters 47-51 Summary and Analysis

In Chapter 47, "Money Worries," Rusty becomes angry with him for taking too much cocaine. Thomas tells Rusty about the Velascos, solitary confinement, and the new court case, and Rusty is disappointed that he had not been told this earlier. Thomas's restaurant begins to lose money, he suspects Mike of stealing, and replaces him. He starts mailing ten grams of cocaine at a time overseas, pressed and specially wrapped to avoid sniffer dog detection, with orders placed by phone or email, and upfront payment telegraphed to the wife of one of Thomas's inmate friends.

In Chapter 48, "My International Human Rights Lawyer," Rusty and Thomas repair their friendship. Rusty sits with Thomas at the next court session and Thomas starts calling Rusty his human rights lawyer. Through contacts in the prison's administration, Thomas locates and bribes someone...

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