From Publishers Weekly
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A very informative and interesting book.
The book covers the history of cocaine thoroughly, including the original uses of coca among the Andean people and the Spaniards' reaction to it.
Once the book makes it to 1960 and cocaine's resurgance, book some time alone as you will not want to stop reading.
This is a very thorough and entertaining analysis of Cocaine, from before Spanish conquest up to today. Read morePublished 6 months ago by E. Nelson
This is a really interesting book loaded with great basic information. Cocaine, like so many other narcotics has such a convoluted history. This book makes sense of it all. Read morePublished 14 months ago by canoeman
Very long and incredibly detailed. Consequently it drags a bit from time to time, but all-in-all it's a fascinating read. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Patchnparrot
This is the third time I have purchased this book due to someone stealing it. it is a great read and the history is amazing. Great job Dominic!Published 24 months ago by Jennifer
A rather long read, but it is the text used for instruction in an issues class I am taking, and it is very informative.Published on February 6, 2013 by Veronica
Great, immensely quotable book
Most addictive, long association with humans, hard to grow and extremely flexible why wouldn't you?
This is one of the best non-fiction books you're ever likely to read. The volume of research is extremely impressive and paralleled by the very accessible way he puts across the... Read morePublished on August 7, 2012 by iliketoread
In a true tour de force, this author has covered the waterfront in digging though the history, of the coca plant. Read morePublished on March 17, 2012 by Herbert L Calhoun
Although the writer's humor sometimes goes a tiny bit over the top, I would rather have it this way than slog though a purely pedantic book. Read morePublished on June 26, 2011 by Parris Ja Young