Armed Madhouse

From Baghdad to New Orleans--Sordid Secrets and Strange Tales of a White House Gone Wild

Greg Palast - Author

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ISBN 9780452288317 | 432 pages | 24 Apr 2007 | Plume | 8.26 x 5.23in | 18 - AND UP
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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.

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 anymore—a 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 exposés. (Los Angeles Times)

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