Nemesis: One Man and the Battle for Rio One Man and the Battle for Rio, Misha Glenny
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Nemesis: One Man and the Battle for Rio

Author: Misha Glenny

Narrator: Zach Villa

Unabridged: 9 hr 18 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Dreamscape Media

Published: 02/23/2016

Genre: Biography & Autobiography - Political

Ages: 18 - UP

Synopsis

Nemesis is the story of an ordinary man who became the king of the largest slum in Rio, the head of a drug cartel, and perhaps Brazil's most wanted criminal. It's a gripping tale of gold-hunters and evangelical pastors, bent police and rich-kid addicts, quixotic politicians and drug lords with math degrees. Traversing through rain forests and high-security prisons, filthy slums and glittering shopping malls, this is also the story of how change came to Brazil. Of a country's journey into the global spotlight, and the battle for the beautiful but damned city of Rio, as it struggles to break free from a tangled web of corruption, violence, drugs, and poverty.

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