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Heist: Superlobbyist Jack Abramoff, His Republican Allies, and the Buying of Washington

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The Indian-casino scandal has torn the veil off the Republican Party's conservative power base, revealing parts of the Washington lobbying community and GOP establishment where greed, arrogance, and corruption seem to have run amok. At the center of this drama is the larger-than-life super-lobbyist Jack Abramoff, onetime B-movie producer, with deep ties to Republican heavy ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published October 3rd 2006 by Farrar Straus Giroux
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Erin McBride
A fairly unbiased account of the greed, justifications, and corruption of Jack Abramoff.
I read this book as part of research I was doing for a project related to one of the people who were tainted and disgraced by association. It was fascinating to see how little coverage some of those people got (because they meant so little to Abramoff), but how their lives were ruined because of the relationship.
This book is interesting, factual, and a smooth, not complicated read.
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Good book. And they say the USA is,nt corrupt. Shame on you.
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