PDF KINDLE (Bones: Brothers, Horses, Cartels, and the Borderland Dream) BY Joe Tone


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    PDF KINDLE (Bones: Brothers, Horses, Cartels, and the Borderland Dream) BY Joe Tone The rags to riches tale of two brothers Miguel narco big man and Jose bricklayer pursuing his American dream free from his brother's taint This is engaging reportage on Tejano family culture uarter horse racing and our war on drugs and immigrants Disclosure I received a free copy of this book in a Goodreads giveaway

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    Joe Tone Ó 2 Read Review Ë PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ó Joe Tone Read Bones: Brothers, Horses, Cartels, and the Borderland Dream uarter horse racing and drug trafficking converge in this true story of brothers José and Miguel Treviño José became an American citizen and

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    PDF KINDLE (Bones: Brothers, Horses, Cartels, and the Borderland Dream) BY Joe Tone Bones Brothers Horses Cartels and the Borderland Dream is a true crime story examining the infiltration of uarter horse racing by drug cartels seeking to launder money through the story of José Treviño Morales brother to the infamous Miguel Treviño Morales 40 who led the Zetas and Scott Lawson the rookie FBI agent who b

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    Review Ë PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ó Joe Tone PDF KINDLE (Bones: Brothers, Horses, Cartels, and the Borderland Dream) BY Joe Tone Joe Tone has taken three subjects I like a lot the Mexican drug wars cops and racehorses and written an in depth true life

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    PDF KINDLE (Bones: Brothers, Horses, Cartels, and the Borderland Dream) BY Joe Tone Joe Tone Ó 2 Read The Trevino brothers Jose and Miguel were raised in a large family in Nuevo Laredo Jose migrated to the American side in pu

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    PDF KINDLE (Bones: Brothers, Horses, Cartels, and the Borderland Dream) BY Joe Tone Tone does a good writing job of stretching a story to book lengthI like to learn about areas I know little and uarter horse and Tone’s writing does a nice job thereWhat I disagree with is his editorializing over the root causes of the war on drugs Back to the seventies and according to Tone the Nixon administration did the political calculus that Drug persecution was the way to keep POC’s down and he goes on like t

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    Joe Tone Ó 2 Read PDF KINDLE (Bones: Brothers, Horses, Cartels, and the Borderland Dream) BY Joe Tone While Jose Trevino was laboring as a bricklayer in Dallas his brother was rising in the ranks of Los Zetas as the feared Forty Right around 2007 Forty who had romanticized their rural ranch upbringing and held horse races to entertain his subordinates in Mexico arrived at a new money laundering and smuggling scheme get into the uarter horse r

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    PDF KINDLE (Bones: Brothers, Horses, Cartels, and the Borderland Dream) BY Joe Tone Joe Tone Ó 2 Read Read Bones: Brothers, Horses, Cartels, and the Borderland Dream I have to admit this book surprised the heck out of me I got it as an ARC but didn't jump right into it I thought it was going to ov

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    PDF KINDLE (Bones: Brothers, Horses, Cartels, and the Borderland Dream) BY Joe Tone I really enjoyed reading this book particularly after just finishing “Bloodlines” by Melissa del Bosue which covers the

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    PDF KINDLE (Bones: Brothers, Horses, Cartels, and the Borderland Dream) BY Joe Tone Definition of a uarter Horse One that violently sprints a uarter mile at a speed of up to 55 mph At first I had trouble keeping who's who in my mind many Mexican names and nicknames But then about midway through the book's chronicle began to come together Races breeders trainers owners how a Mexican drug cartel successfully penetrated the s

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Review Ë PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ó Joe Tone Bones: Brothers, Horses, Cartels, and the Borderland Dream Read ò PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Of the border He was said to have burned rivals alive murdered Mexican and American law enforcement officers and launched grenades at a US consulate  José married with kids and now a US citizen gave every indication of rejecting his brother’s criminal lifestyle Then one day he showed up at a uarter horse auction and bid close to a million dollars for a horse the largest amount ever paid for a uarter horse at an auction The humble bricklayer uickly became a major player in the uarter horse racing scene that thrived in the American Southwest and Mexico That caught the attention of an eager young FBI agent named Scott Lawson He enlisted Tyler Graham an American rancher who would eventually breed José’s champion horse nicknamed Bones to help the FBI infiltrate what was revealing itself to be a major money laundering operation with the ultimate goal of capturing the infamous Miguel Treviño Joe Tone’s riveting exuisitely layered crime narrative set against the high stakes world of horse racing is an intimate story about family loyalty and the tragic costs of a failed drug war Compell. Tone does a good writing job of stretching a story to book lengthI like to learn about areas I know little and uarter horse and Tone s writing does a nice job thereWhat I disagree with is his editorializing over the root causes of the war on drugs Back to the seventies and according to Tone the Nixon administration did the political calculus that Drug persecution was the way to keep POC s down and he goes on like thatTone goes as far as putting words in a Mexican drug dealer s mouth that he only took up the Life bc Mexico was lawless and the US wasn t doing anything about itI must ve missed the US s responsibility for the internal security of another country Finally Tone states the case against these cartel money launderers avoided indicting white defendantsIronically I agree with Tone in one rather lopsided way This Drug War is a colossal waste of taxpayer money The featured Fed spends three years of his life putting a bunch of horse wranglers in prison bc they werewrangling horses but were doing it for guys who were paying them with drug moneyColor me underwhelmed Zeta cartels go on beheading people and terrorizing whole communities but hey at least uarter horse racing doesn t have any drug money in it

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Bones: Brothers, Horses, Cartels, and the Borderland Dream

Review Ë PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ó Joe Tone Bones: Brothers, Horses, Cartels, and the Borderland Dream Read ò PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ing and complex Bones sheds light on the perilous lives of American ranchers the morally dubious machinery of drug and border enforcement and the way greed and fear mingle with race class and violence along America’s vast Southwestern border Praise for Bones “One magnificent piece of border reporting” Sam uinones author of  Dreamland The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic “ Bones is a riveting read that transcends the larger than life cartels cowboys and fast horses at its heart It’s about how hard it is to determine what makes a good guy and a bad guy along our embattled border” Joe Drape author of the New York Times bestseller American Pharoah “What a cast of characters a bloodthirsty Mexican drug lord his unassuming blue collar brother a daring Texas rancher and an idealistic young FBI agent And then there are the racehorses as fast as the wind competing for million dollar purses on the uarter horse tracks of the American Southwest Through amazingly detailed research Joe Tone has brought us a riveting tale about the pursuit of justice in the most dangerous of worlds. While Jose Trevino was laboring as a bricklayer in Dallas his brother was rising in the ranks of Los Zetas as the feared Forty Right around 2007 Forty who had romanticized their rural ranch upbringing and held horse races to entertain his subordinates in Mexico arrived at a new money laundering and smuggling scheme get into the uarter horse racing scene in the US using Jose Over the next five years Zeta money flowed through auction houses breeding barns and racetracks involving the white elite of racing and drawing the attention of the FBI Tone digs into the eventual bust finding a case study of the drug war the cross border nature of the drug and cartel enterprise and the structure of US courts and investigations that shield collaborators and informers so long as they re upper class white people

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Review Ë PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ó Joe Tone Bones: Brothers, Horses, Cartels, and the Borderland Dream Read ò PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free The dramatic true story of two brothers living parallel lives on either side of the US Mexico border and how their lives converged in a major criminal conspiracy José and Miguel Treviño were bonded by blood and a shared vision of a better life But they chose different paths that would end at the same violent crossroads with considerable help from the FBI and an enigmatic all American snitch José was a devoted family man who cut no corners in his pursuit of the American dream Born in Nuevo Laredo a Mexican border town on a crucial smuggling route José was one of thirteen children raised by a hardworking ranch hand He grew up loving the sprawling countryside and its tough fast uarter horses but in search of opportunity he crossed the border into Texas to look for work as a bricklayer He kept his nose clean He stayed out of trouble Back in Mexico José’s younger brother Miguel was leading a different life While José struggled to make ends meet Miguel ascended to the top ranks of Los Zetas a notoriously bloody drug cartel his crimes had become the stuff of legend and myth on both sides. uarter horse racing and drug trafficking converge in this true story of brothers Jos and Miguel Trevi o Jos became an American citizen and worked for many years in Dallas as a bricklayer Miguel aka Cuarenta Forty became the leader of Los Zetas a notoriously violent Mexican drug cartel Add an ambitious FBI agent and a Texas rancher turned informant to the mix along with a cast of colorful minor characters and it results in a recipe for a compelling readTone excels at providing just enough background to help the reader understand uarter horse racing and breeding the various law enforcement agencies involved in counteracting illegal drug trafficking and the mechanics of money laundering Tone s background in reporting is evident in his ability to sort through a massive amount of research and bring it together into a fascinating narrative He has a knack for storytelling but occasionally takes a rather coarse slang laden approach which somehow didn t bother me as much as it usually does He does an excellent job of conveying the complexities involved in issues related to the USMexico border especially as related to how law enforcement agencies sometimes get in each other s way He makes some valid points about the politicization of the War on Drugs and the element of racism involved in crackdowns It is unfortunate but certainly understandable under the circumstances that he was not able to persuade one of the main characters to grant him an interviewRecommended to readers of true crime especially those curious about drug cartels or the nefarious aspects of horse racing As a warning this book includes descriptions of graphic violence employed by drug cartels I received an advance copy of the e book from the publisher via NetGalley in return for a candid review

  • Hardcover
  • 352
  • Bones: Brothers, Horses, Cartels, and the Borderland Dream
  • Joe Tone
  • en
  • 19 January 2018
  • 9780812989601