Robert Sabbag

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Robert Sabbag is an American journalist and author of two books on drug smuggling in the United States: Snowblind: A Brief Career in the Cocaine Trade, and the follow-up book Smokescreen: A True Adventure. Another work, Down Around Midnight (Viking, 2009) is based on a plane crash he survived in 1979.


Sabbag lives on Cape Cod. He obtained degrees from Boston Latin School and Georgetown University.[1]


Sabbag began his career in journalism as a general assignment reporter in Washington and Boston. He is a regular contributor to Rolling Stone magazine, The New York Times Magazine, Men's Journal, Playboy, New York, and The Los Angeles Times Magazine.[1][2] Sabbag was one of the screenwriters for the 1999 TV motion picture Witness Protection,[3] based on his New York Times Magazine cover story "The Invisible Family." He is represented by the William Morris Agency.


Sabbag is a member of the Authors Guild and the Writers Guild of America.[1]


Awards and honors[edit]

His film Witness Protection was nominated for two Golden Globe awards and Best Picture.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d "Works- Robert Sabbag". Robert Sabbag. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Robert Sabbag - About Robert Sabbag". Penguin Group. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  3. ^ Witness Protection (1999) (TV)

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