Edward Jay Epstein’s investigation into the life of Armand Hammer exposes a tale of fraud, corruption, and personal betrayal that was carried out on such a. After spending six months in traveling with Hammer while researching what he thought would be a friendly magazine article, Epstein (Legend: The Secret. DOSSIER: THE SECRET HISTORY OF ARMAND HAMMER. by Edward Jay Epstein Armand Hammer was one of the odder, more odious characters of.
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May 24, Donna rated it really liked it. Dossier climbs into the difficult and winding complexities that marked the amazing complexities of Armand Hammers life. To ask other readers questions about Dossierplease sign up.
His father was an old Bolshevik who had come to the United States from his native Russia. Condsidering everything that is going on in the country today, I recommend reading this book. Melissa Wolf rated it really liked it Oct 17, A revealingly revisionist biography of Armand Hammer who, before his death at 92 inhad made a considerable name for himself as an industrialist, patron of the arts, philanthropist, and My library Help Advanced Book Search.
Epstein bases this remarkable claim on the s recollection of a woman who claimed to have been Hammer’s mistress in the s, and who said that Hammer confessed to this crime along with a string of other appalling things to her. An unparalleled saga revealing the truth behind the hype.
Edward Jay Epstein’s investigation into the life of Armand Hammer exposes a tale of fraud, corruption, and personal betrayal that was carried out on such a grand scale and over such a long period of time that it is surely unique.
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Rob James rated it liked it Jun 08, Joseph rated it it was amazing Dec 20, Repeatedly in the book, Epstein takes credit for “discovering” things that have been widely known for decades, and which are discussed in detail in previous Hammer biographies. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. A dirt-dishing, painstakingly corroborated life story that sets the record straight on a master con man who fooled most of dossjer people most of the time.
Take for example Epstein’s rendition of the well-known conviction of Hammer’s father for manslaughter. Epstein The Assassination Chronicles, Deception: Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Ellen rated it it was amazing Feb 13, Return to Book Page. Edward Jay EpsteinArmand Hammer.
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Other editions – View all Dossier: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Preview — Dossier by Edward Jay Epstein. Books by Edward Jay Epstein. I wonder how many in the headlines today have similar dossiers. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with zrmand warranty. Hammer’s father had performed an abortion after which the woman had died.
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Dossier: The Secret History of Armand Hammer by Edward Jay Epstein
Copyright Los Angeles Times. Sometimes, “Dossier” is overweight with detail, but that can’t be avoided. Returning to the US during the Depression, the would-be magnate did not strike it rich untilwhen he used his third wife’s money to latch on to Occidental Petroleum, which, with a little luck and a lot of bribes, he turned into a transnational energy colossus.
No eBook available Amazon. When finished, he has provided a painful look at the corruptibility of government odssier the gullibility of the business, economic and social elite.
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