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Wheeling and Dealing Paperback – September 15, 1993

ISBN-13: 978-0231081337 ISBN-10: 0231081332 Edition: 2nd

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 220 pages
  • Publisher: Columbia University Press; 2nd edition (September 15, 1993)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0231081332
  • ISBN-13: 978-0231081337
  • Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 6 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #831,940 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"A persuasive, credible, and imaginative analysis of a rather unusual and fascinating segment of social life... The very modest tone, scope, and aim of this tightly argued ethnographic work belies its profound and penetrating analysis of the drift of American life." -- Peter K. Manning, Contemporary Sociology

About the Author

Patricia A. Adler is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

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16 of 17 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on January 30, 1999
For all the questions you've ever had about high level drug smuggling but were deathly afraid to ask anybody...this book is for you! Adler chronicles how smugglers and dealers first entered the drug world, and how they rose to the top, and I do mean top rung of the drug dealing/smuggling community. An excellent study that doesn't read like academia.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By carly James on September 10, 2013
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Arrived quick, was in good condition just like the information said about the book when I purchased it. Will buy from them again when I am looking for books!
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6 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Alexander E. Frazier on November 21, 2004
I thought the book to be very beneficial for a person just wandering what it is all about this book was not a ah lets go out and write a book and comsume some drugs along the way this was a study in the sociology of these people.
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1 of 20 people found the following review helpful By Jeffrey Delbosque on June 6, 2004
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Not a story, reads like a school book, with the author backing up her research with "shout-outs", such as (Blake 1967). Boring read, pass this up. Read "snow blind" by robert sabbag, best book ever on the subject.
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