Hotel Scarface

Hotel Scarface

Where Cocaine Cowboys Partied and Plotted to Control Miami

Book - 2017
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In the seventies, coke hit Miami with the full force of a hurricane, and no place attracted dealers and dopers like Coconut Grove's Mutiny at Sailboat Bay. It was a hotel and club that embodied the decadence of Miami's cocaine cowboys heyday-- and an inspiration for the film, Scarface. Three waves of Cuban immigrants vied to dominate the trafficking, but as the kilos-- and bodies-- began to pile up, the Mutiny became target number one for law enforcement. Farzad examines a city high on excess and greed, and offers an unprecedented view of the rise and fall of cocaine-- and the Mutiny-- in Miami.
Publisher: New York : New American Library, 2017
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781592409280
1592409288
Characteristics: xviii, 332 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm

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