The Last Pirate

The Last Pirate

A Father, His Son, and the Golden Age of Marijuana

Book - 2014
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"NBC News"senior writer Dokoupil offers a gripping examination of his longtime marijuana-dealing father, as well as a researched look at the evolution of American narcotics laws. In the early 1970s, Dokoupil's father, also named Tony, dropped out of graduate school to deal marijuana. Dokoupil recounts how the smuggling and distribution business ran and contextualizes it within the Great Stoned Age. Partly the history of a generation, yet very much a family story, the tale darkens dramatically with the father's precipitous, if inevitable, decline and fall.
Publisher: New York :, Doubleday,, [2014]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780385533461
Call Number: B D6855a
Characteristics: 252 pages ; 25 cm


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