Chasing the Dragon: How to Win the War on Drugs

Chasing the Dragon: How to Win the War on Drugs

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Overview

After a stellar twenty-three-year career with the Drug Enforcement Administration, Dan Addario's own part fighting in the War on Drugs didn't end. For good reason. Because in July of 1993, he lost his thirty-one-year-old son to a crisis that shows no signs of abating.

With Chasing the Dragon, Addario becomes the highest-ranking DEA agent ever to pen a book that includes the sum total of his experiences investigating narcotics hotbeds across the globe. These events include a stint as DEA's regional director for the entire continent of South America, followed by Addario's tenure running drug interdiction efforts in the infamous Golden Triangle.

Though the phrase commonly means "chasing the high" that heroin provides, Chasing the Dragon in Addario's world is centered around hunting the monster that so defined, and ultimately upended, his own life. A monster no one else has ever been able to catch.

Until now.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940161338971
Publisher: Post Hill Press
Publication date: 02/26/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

As the highest-ranking field agent for the DEA under five presidents, Dan Addario fought against some of the world's biggest international drug rings, directing the war on drugs in South America and the Golden Triangle. Fueled by the death of his own son to an opiate overdose, he continues to fight that war today as a civilian.

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