The true story of How Three Stoners from Miami Beach became the most unlikely gunrunners in history.
Guy Lawson is a New York Times bestselling author and award-winning investigative journalist whose articles on war, crime, culture, and law have appeared in the New York Times Magazine, the Guardian, Rolling Stone, GQ and Harper's.
Like the best stories about rogues, con artists and scammers,
the magic is in the details. Guy Lawson's Arms and Dudes
misses nothing. He gets it all -- Nick Pileggi, author of
Extraordinary - a hell of a read * New York Daily News *
A triumph of investigative reporting and storytelling. This book is a mind-blowing account of how two kids turned themselves into some of the world's biggest weapons dealers in the chaotic years of the Iraq war. I couldn't put it down -- Rajiv Chandrasekaran, author of 'Imperial Life in the Emerald City'
Like page-turning fiction, but 100% true * CNBC *
A great story... and a fun new take on a moral as old as time: when you fly too close to the sun, you end up on the ground * Washington Post *
'This is one of those books that, God help us, shouldn't be true - but is. US governmental bungling, war in Afghanistan going awry, foreign hustlers making millions out of bilking heroic soldiers, and in the middle of it all are two barely post-teenager dopers fumbling their way into and out of the highest level of the sleazy arms business * Jeff Guinn, author of 'Manson' *