Killing Pablo charts the rise and spectacular fall of the Colombian drug lord, Pablo Escobar, the richest and most powerful criminal in history. The book exposes the massive illegal operation by covert US Special Forces and intelligence services to hunt down and assassinate Escobar.
Killing Pablo combines the heart-stopping energy of a Tom Clancy techno-thriller and the stunning detail of award-winning investigative journalism. It is the most dramatic and detailed and account ever published of America's dirtiest clandestine war.
Mark Bowden is the author of seven books, including Killing Pablo, Black Hawk Down and Guests of the Ayatollah. He was a reporter for The Philadelphia Inquirer for twenty years and now writes for Vanity Fair, The Atlantic and other magazines. He lives in Pennsylvania, USA.