The Cornbread Mafia: A Homegrown Syndicate's Code of Silence and the Biggest Marijuana Bust in American History

᠓ Reading פֿ The Cornbread Mafia: A Homegrown Syndicate's Code of Silence and the Biggest Marijuana Bust in American History quotes ᠧ PDF by James Higdon ᢆ In the summer of 1987, Johnny Boone set out to grow and harvest one of the greatest outdoor marijuana crops in modern times In doing so, he set into motion a series of events that defined him and his associatesas the largest homegrown marijuana syndicate in American history, also known as the Cornbread Mafia Author James Higdon whose relationship with Johnny Boone, currently a federal fugitive, made him the first journalist subpoenaed underthe Obama administration takes listeners back to the 1970s and 80s and the clash between federal and local law enforcement and a band of Kentucky farmers with moonshine and pride in their bloodlines By 1989 the task force assigned to take down men like Johnny Boone had arrested 69 men and 1 woman from busts on 29 farms in 10 states, and seized 200 tons of pot Of the 70 individuals arrested, none talked How it all went down is a tale of Mafia style storylines emanating from the Bluegrass State, and populated by Vietnam veterans and weed loving characters caught up in Tarantino level violence and heart breaking altruism Accompanied by a backdrop of rock and roll and rhythm and blues, this work of dogged investigative journalism and history is told by Higdon in action packed, colorful, and riveting detail. The Cornbread Mafia: A Homegrown Syndicate's Code of Silence and the Biggest Marijuana Bust in American HistoryThe Cornbread Mafia: A Homegrown Syndicate's Code of Silence and the Biggest Marijuana Bust in American History

 

    • Hardcover
    • The Cornbread Mafia: A Homegrown Syndicate's Code of Silence and the Biggest Marijuana Bust in American History
    • James Higdon
    • English
    • 2017-02-11T23:16+02:00
    • 1.4
    • 800

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