Blood + Death

by John Lee Brook
Blood + Death
  • ISBN-13: 9781909394216
  • Author(s): John Lee Brook
  • Subject: True crime|true crime
  • Publisher: Headpress
  • Imprint: Headpress
  • Publication Date: 31-05-2016
  • Format: p/b

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A veiled skeleton with an unquenchable thirst for destruction, Santa Muerte is Mexico's grim and vengeful goddess. She is worshipped by outcasts and sinners. For the notorious drug cartels, Santa Muerte is venerated as the saint who does not judge. She provides divine protection against authority and from rival gangs, demanding human sacrifice in return. The cult of Santa Muerte has become inextricably linked to the Mexican cartels over the past decade, resulting in barbaric rituals that have run into the streets. This book is the story of an unholy alliance.
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A veiled skeleton with an unquenchable thirst for destruction, Santa Muerte is Mexico's grim and vengeful goddess. She is worshipped by outcasts and sinners. For the notorious drug cartels, Santa Muerte is venerated as the saint who does not judge. She provides divine protection against authority and from rival gangs, demanding human sacrifice in return. The cult of Santa Muerte has become inextricably linked to the Mexican cartels over the past decade, resulting in barbaric rituals that have run into the streets. This book is the story of an unholy alliance.

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