The Corporation: An Epic Story of the Cuban American Underworld

The Corporation: An Epic Story of the Cuban American Underworld

by T. J. English


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062568953
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 03/19/2019
Pages: 592
Sales rank: 332,040
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

T. J. English is a noted journalist, a screenwriter, and the author of the New York Times bestsellers Havana Nocturne, Paddy Whacked, and The Savage City, as well as of The Westies, a national bestseller, and Born to Kill, which was nominated for an Edgar Award. He has written for Vanity Fair, Playboy, and Esquire, among other publications. His screenwriting credits include episodes of the television crime dramas NYPD Blue and Homicide, for which he was awarded the Humanitas Prize. He lives in New York City.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Prologue 15

Part I Traición/Betrayal

1 Brigade 2506 21

2 Birds of a Feather 45

3 Santo 66

4 The Rain in Spain 87

5 Bring Me the Head of Palulu 115

6 The Prodigal Son 136

7 Rasputin in Mexico 159

Part II Venganza/Revenge

8 Counterrevolution 187

9 The Counselor 211

10 Corruption 233

11 Smoke and Fire 257

12 A Prayer for Idalia 282

13 Cockfighter 307

14 Dead But Not Dead 331

Part III "Lo Hecho, Hecho Está"/"What Is Done. Is Done"

15 Old Friends 359

16 Stormy Weather 384

17 Beginner's Luck 405

18 Down and Out in Lima 427

19 President in Exile 448

20 Perseverance 468

21 Cómo Fue/How It Was 490

Epilogue 517

Acknowledgments 523

Appendix: The Racketeering Enterprise 527

Notes 529

Sources 567

Index 573

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