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AMERICAN DESPERADO My Life—From Mafia Soldier to Cocaine Cowboy to Secret Government Asset

by | Read by Mark Bramhall, Erik Davies, Mark Deakins, Kimberly Farr, Kirby Heyborne, Thomas Vincent Kelly, Steve Kramer, Meredith Scott Lynn, Johnathan McClain, Christina Rooney

Biography & Memoir • 16.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2011

AMERICAN DESPERADO is the unflinching story of a man so steeped in evil that it's unconscionable that he is now a free man after cooperating with the government. Performed compellingly by Mark Bramhall and a full cast, the book details the life of Jon Roberts, who learned from his Mafia uncles early on that “evil is stronger than good.” In his own self-damning words, Roberts explains his love of inflicting pain and death. He aided the Medellin Cartel in flooding the U.S. with drugs for years. Then he cooperated with the CIA, and now he lives happy and free. Bramhall and others bring the story of this modern monster to life in Roberts’s own words and those of his family and associates. The cast draws the listener into Roberts's sick world in the way of a car accident that can't be ignored. M.S. © AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine [Published: JANUARY 2012]

Trade Ed. • Random House Audio • 2011

CD ISBN 9780307704641 $45.00 • Thirteen CDs

DD ISBN 9780307704658 $25.00

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