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Vultures" picnic

a Greg Palast investigation

by Greg Palast

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Moral and ethical aspects,
  • International finance,
  • Corrupt practices,
  • Petroleum industry and trade,
  • International Banks and banking,
  • BP (Firm)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Greg Palast
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9560.5 .P236 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination404 p. :
    Number of Pages404
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25186343M
    ISBN 109780525952077
    LC Control Number2011032687

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