Lisa Sweetingham discusses and signs Chemical Cowboys: The DEA's Secret Mission to Hunt Down a Notorious Ecstasy Kingpin

Lisa SweetinghamSweetingham, senior staff writer at, takes on the billion-dollar Ecstasy trafficking network in her first book. In 1995 New York DEA Agent Robert Gagne infiltrated club land to uncover the thriving drug scene and its players: pill popping club kids and Israeli dealers.  His obsessive mission took a toll professionally and personally, almost destroying his own family.
“A gripping international cat-and-mouse-and-Club-Kids thriller.” - Kirkus Review, starred review


Event date: 
Thursday, April 2, 2009 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Vroman's Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Blvd
91101 Pasadena
ISBN: 9780345499950
Availability: Special Order
Published: Ballantine Books - February 24th, 2009