By Virginia Vallejo

ISBN-10: 6073118929

ISBN-13: 9786073118927

En julio de 2006 un avión de l. a. DEA sacó a Virginia Vallejo de Colombia. Su vida estaba en peligro por haberse convertido en el testigo clave de los dos procesos criminales más importantes de l. a. segunda mitad del siglo veinte en su país: el asesinato de un candidato presidencial y l. a. toma del Palacio de Justicia, donde fallecieron alrededor de cien personas, entre magistrados, guerrilleros y civiles.
Veintiocho años antes, Virginia Vallejo period presentadora de televisión en Colombia y modelo que aparecía en las portadas de las principales revistas.  Conoció en 1982 a Pablo Escobar, un misterioso político de treinta y tres años que en realidad manejaba los hilos de un mundo de riqueza inigualable en que gran parte del incesante flujo de dinero procedente del tráfico de cocaína se canalizaba a proyectos de caridad y a las campañas de candidatos presidenciales de su elección.
Este libro una apasionada historia de amor convertida en crónica del horror y l. a. vergüenza, describe l. a. evolución de una de las mentes criminales más siniestras de nuestro tiempo: su capacidad de infundir terror y generar corrupción, los vínculos entre sus negocios ilícitos y varios jefes de Estado, los asesinatos de candidatos presidenciales y los angeles guerra en que sumió a todo un país. Amando a Pablo, odiando a Escobar es también l. a. única visión íntima posible del legendario barón del narcotráfico, plena de glamour y espíritu de supervivencia, y no exenta de humor. Virginia Vallejo narra esta historia descarnada como nadie más podía haberlo hecho.

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I was also excited by the thought of contributions I could make and how I could make the M2-F1 more successful and as safe as possible or reasonable. I don’t think anybody would say that the first lifting body was a safe endeavor, though. However, it was all done with informed risk. We all knew what the risks were and the pilot was highly aware of the risks to himself and the vehicle. The lifting body was lighter initially because it didn’t have an ejection seat in it. When we first started towing the M2-F1 with the Pontiac, it was going to go very fast.

It occurred to me that these ground tows were going to be dangerous, even before the M2-F1 left the ground. Many parts could fail as the vibration was fairly harsh for a plywood lifting body at those speeds. We were using the dry lakebed runway, not always glassy smooth. All of these things made me greatly respect Milt’s bravery and his confidence that he could fly this thing. I’ve used Milt as a sounding board on programs he 34 Birth qf the Lifring Body wasn’t even involved in throughout my career, mostly because of my M2-F1 experience and because he was the first test pilot that I actually worked closely with on a one-on-one basis.

I won’t say they tore the whole airplane apart, but it sure looked like it to a young engineer. They tore the X-15 further apart than I’d seen auto mechanics do with my car when I took it in to a garage for repairs. I could see that the crew members-the ops engineers, the mechanics, and the technicians-were all very dedicated to making their X-15 as good as it could be. They would spend most of two weeks tearing it apart, inspecting it, refurbishing it, fixing the things that needed to be fixed.

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