The Bluegrass Conspiracy by Sally Denton
Kentucky for Kentucky
The Bluegrass Conspiracy: An Inside Story of Power, Greed, Drugs & Murder by Sally Denton"When Kentucky Blueblood Drew Thornton parachuted to his death in September 1985 carrying thousands in cash and 150 pounds of cocaine, the gruesome end of his startling life blew open a scandal that reached to the most secret circles of the U.S. government. The story of Thornton and The Company he served, and the lone heroic fight of State Policeman Ralph Ross against an international web of corruption, is one of the most portentous tales of the 20th century." Also contains the Cocaine Bear origin story.
Paperback, 498 pages. 5 x 1.2 x 8 inches. 15 oz. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (March 7, 2016)