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Ijuana rings of the twentieth century In all they sold hundreds of thousands of pounds of marijuana and Big Tony distributed at least fifty tons of it To his son he was a rambling man who was also somehow a present father a self destructive addict who ruined This is a fascinating bio of Tony Dodoupil's father the last pirate but also the story of America's journey in what ultimately ends up as legalization of marijuana Since I'm old I actually remember most of what Tony reports on in this book It is extremely well researched Tony is a journalist after all and it reads like a novel; I couldn't put it down If you are at all interested in the history of our country's attitude toward marijuana you won't be disappointed It is also a gut wrenching story of the relationship between father and son played out prevalently in America no matter what the occupation of the father is I will loan my copy to a few friends and my daughter but want it back to read again The Daughter of Time century In all they sold hundreds of thousands of pounds of marijuana and Big Tony distributed at least fifty tons of it To his son he was a rambling man who was also somehow a present father a self destructive addict who ruined This is a fascinating bio of Tony Dodoupil's father the last pirate but also the story of America's journey in what ultimately ends up as legalization of marijuana Since I'm old I actually remember most of what Tony reports on in this book It is extremely well researched Tony is a journalist after all and it reads like a novel; I The World of Rafael Salas couldn't put it down If you are at all interested in the history of our Camping Makes Me Happy country's attitude toward marijuana you won't be disappointed It is also a gut wrenching story of the relationship between father and son played out prevalently in America no matter what the occupation of the father is I will loan my Idols for Destruction copy to a few friends and my daughter but want it back to read again

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A haunting and often hilarious memoir of growing up in 80s Miami as the son of Big Tony a flawless model of the great American pot baron   To his fellow smugglers Anthony Edward Dokoupil was the Old Man He ran stateside operations for one of the largest mar This memoir of “a father his son and the golden age of marijuana” promised to be interesting and it was to an extent I was completely unaware of Tony Dokoupil the big time dope dealer until I heard of this book Apparently lots of stoners were eventually recipients of their share of the tons of weed this dealer was responsible for getting to the countryTo me the family dynamics of the book was the most interesting part Multiple generations of abusive fathers raising sons who in turn became abusive until the author made a conscious decision to break the chainMany of the dealers lived by a romanticized “pirate code” and some ultimately broke that code The dealer who felt above the fray because he dealt in pot rather than the harder drugs could not resist those harder drugs He set himself up perfectly for self destruction Did he ultimately self destruct? I'm not telling but the book willThe author did tend to over romanticize much of the story Sure parts of it were gritty but the whole noble undertaking slant got a little old Some of the writing dragged a bit and there were a few too many similes but some of the writing made me smile“It helped that he was good looking too with a wide eager face like a Labrador In the months to come she'd realize he also had a Lab's tendency to run off and return sparkly eyes and dirty radiating love me anyway charm”About a family member he writes“Once you point a gun at your family you can lower the barrel wrap the weapon in blankets and throw it in the swamp but you can never get rid of it The gun is pointed forever”The story is interesting the book is good but not great and I am glad that I read it just wish it had managed to be a little less wordy in its tellingI was given an advance copy for review The uotes may have changed in the published edition Gagged completely unaware of Tony Dokoupil the big time dope dealer until I heard of this book Apparently lots of stoners were eventually recipients of their share of the tons of weed this dealer was responsible for getting to the Aristocrats countryTo me the family dynamics of the book was the most interesting part Multiple generations of abusive fathers raising sons who in turn became abusive until the author made a A Dark and Twisted Tide (Lacey Flint, conscious decision to break the Wild Horses (Saddle Club, chainMany of the dealers lived by a romanticized “pirate At Sixes And Sevens code” and some ultimately broke that Save Rafe! (Middle School code The dealer who felt above the fray because he dealt in pot rather than the harder drugs The Hand That First Held Mine could not resist those harder drugs He set himself up perfectly for self destruction Did he ultimately self destruct? I'm not telling but the book willThe author did tend to over romanticize much of the story Sure parts of it were gritty but the whole noble undertaking slant got a little old Some of the writing dragged a bit and there were a few too many similes but some of the writing made me smile“It helped that he was good looking too with a wide eager face like a Labrador In the months to Ghost Light come she'd realize he also had a Lab's tendency to run off and return sparkly eyes and dirty radiating love me anyway LDN Graffiti charm”About a family member he writes“Once you point a gun at your family you Sworn to Silence can lower the barrel wrap the weapon in blankets and throw it in the swamp but you Frog Is Frog can never get rid of it The gun is pointed forever”The story is interesting the book is good but not great and I am glad that I read it just wish it had managed to be a little less wordy in its tellingI was given an advance Doctor Who copy for review The uotes may have Secrets On Morgan Hill changed in the published edition

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Everything but affection Here Tony Dokoupil blends superb reportage with searing personal memories presenting a probing chronicle of pot smoking drug taking America from the perspective of the generation that grew up in the aftermath of the Great Stoned Age Brave and honestI watch Tony Dokoupil on the news every morning and I had stumbled upon this book by accident I love the way he tells his story in all of its very vivid detail Definitely worth the read

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