Full Product DetailsAuthor: Guy Lawson
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd
Dimensions: Width: 12.90cm , Height: 1.90cm , Length: 19.80cm
ISBN 10: 0241975654
Publication Date: 04 August 2016
Audience: General/trade , Professional and scholarly , College/higher education , General , Professional & Vocational
Publisher's Status: Active
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Like the best stories about rogues, con artists and scammers, the magic is in the details. Guy Lawson's Arms and Dudes misses nothing. He gets it all -- Nick Pileggi, author of 'Wiseguy' Extraordinary - a hell of a read New York Daily News A triumph of investigative reporting and storytelling. This book is a mind-blowing account of how two kids turned themselves into some of the world's biggest weapons dealers in the chaotic years of the Iraq war. I couldn't put it down -- Rajiv Chandrasekaran, author of 'Imperial Life in the Emerald City' Like page-turning fiction, but 100% true CNBC A great story... and a fun new take on a moral as old as time: when you fly too close to the sun, you end up on the ground Washington Post 'This is one of those books that, God help us, shouldn't be true - but is. US governmental bungling, war in Afghanistan going awry, foreign hustlers making millions out of bilking heroic soldiers, and in the middle of it all are two barely post-teenager dopers fumbling their way into and out of the highest level of the sleazy arms business Jeff Guinn, author of 'Manson'
Guy Lawson is a New York Times bestselling author and award-winning investigative journalist whose articles on war, crime, culture, and law have appeared in the New York Times Magazine, the Guardian, Rolling Stone, GQ and Harper's.
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