Armed Madhouse: From Baghdad to New Orleans--Sordid Secrets and Strange Tales of a White House G one Wild

Armed Madhouse: From Baghdad to New Orleans--Sordid Secrets and Strange Tales of a White House G one Wild

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by Greg Palast
     
 

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In his most provocative and caustically funny book yet, Greg Palast, author of the national bestseller The Best Democracy Money Can Buy, once again gives us the straight scoop on the stories that Big Media won't report. Digging up reams of documents marked 'secret' and 'confidential,' Palast provides the latest lowdown on Bush's secret plans to seize Iraq's

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In his most provocative and caustically funny book yet, Greg Palast, author of the national bestseller The Best Democracy Money Can Buy, once again gives us the straight scoop on the stories that Big Media won't report. Digging up reams of documents marked 'secret' and 'confidential,' Palast provides the latest lowdown on Bush's secret plans to seize Iraq's oil, the fix planned for the 2008 election, who drowned New Orleans, and the horror and the humor of the War on Terror. With diligent detective work, moral outrage, and a keen sense of the absurd, Palast takes on the 'armed and dangerous clowns that rule us' as only he can.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
Upsets all the right people. (Noam Chomsky)

Courageous reporting. (Michael Moore)

Gripping, provocative, inspiring. (John Perkins, the New York Times bestselling author of Confessions of an Economic Hit Man)

The type of investigative reporter you don't see anymoreua cross between Sam Spade and Sherlock Holmes. (Jim Hightower)

I urge you: read Palast's latest book, Armed Madhouse. The story is like a spy thriller. (Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., on Air America Radio)

A Truth Hound . . . . Palast's stories bite. They're so relevant they threaten to alter history. (Chicago Tribune)

Palast, a tough-talking, fedora-wearing corporate fraud investigator turned intrepid journalist, has a habit for finding actual documents and then using them in edgy exposTs. (Los Angeles Times)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780452288317
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
04/24/2007
Edition description:
Updated Edition
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
1,449,660
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 1.25(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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From the Publisher
Upsets all the right people. (Noam Chomsky)

Courageous reporting. (Michael Moore)

Gripping, provocative, inspiring. (John Perkins, the New York Times bestselling author of Confessions of an Economic Hit Man)

The type of investigative reporter you don't see anymoreùa cross between Sam Spade and Sherlock Holmes. (Jim Hightower)

I urge you: read PalastÆs latest book, Armed Madhouse. The story is like a spy thriller. (Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., on Air America Radio)

A Truth Hound . . . . PalastÆs stories bite. They're so relevant they threaten to alter history. (Chicago Tribune)

Palast, a tough-talking, fedora-wearing corporate fraud investigator turned intrepid journalist, has a habit for finding actual documents and then using them in edgy exposTs. (Los Angeles Times)

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