Nemesis: One man and the Battle for rio download free [PDF and Ebook] by Misha Glenny

Nemesis: One man and the Battle for rio download free [PDF and Ebook] by Misha Glenny year 2015
  • Book name: Nemesis: One man and the Battle for rio
  • Author: Misha Glenny
  • Release date: 2015/11/25
  • Publisher: VINTAGE PUBLISHING
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9781847922670
  • Rating: 7.75 of 10
  • Votes: 287
  • Review by: Dayana Liu
  • Review rating: 8.38 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/4
  • Total pages: 352
  • Includes a PDF summary of 34 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: `Breaking Bad' meets `City of God' in this gripping account of an ordinary man who became Brazil's most wanted criminalHis name was Antonio, but they would call him Nem. From the infamous favela of Rocinha in Rio, he was a hardworking young father forced to make a decision that would turn his world upside down.Nemesis is the story of an ordinary man who became the king of the largest slum in Rio, the head of a drug cartel and perhaps Brazil's most wanted criminal. A man who tried to bring welfare and justice to a playground of gang culture and destitution, while everyone around him drew guns and partied. It's a captivating tale of gold-hunters and evangelical pastors, bent police and rich-kid addicts, quixotic politicians and drug lords with maths degrees. Spanning rainforests and high-security prisons, filthy slums and glittering shopping malls, this is also the story of how change came to Brazil. Of a country's journey into the global spotlight, and the battle for the beautiful but damned city of Rio, as it struggles to break free from a tangled web of corruption, violence, drugs and poverty. With Nem at its centre, locked in a fight for his country's future.As read on Radio 4 Book of the Week
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 23H39M44S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: True Crime Books, Politics & Government, History Of The Americas, True Crime Biographies, Poverty & Unemployment, Violence In Society, Biography: General, Urban Communities
  • Available formats: TXT, DOC, PDF, WORD, EPUB, RTF, LIT, FB2. Compressed in TAR.Z, ZIP, Z, DMG, RAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 26.18 USD
  • Dimensions: 153x234x25mm
  • Weight: 475g
  • Printed by: The Bodley Head Ltd
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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