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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See Weinberg’s biography of Hammer for a much better treatment of everything except the early Soviet material.

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Epstein The Assassination Chronicles, Deception: Nov 13, Dina rated it it was amazing Shelves: Sometimes, “Dossier” is overweight with detail, but that can’t be avoided. Todd Capozzoli rated it really liked it Nov 18, Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Want to Read saving…. Sean rated it it was amazing Dec 24, Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Armand Hammer was feted whenever he visited Moscow. For money and smooth talk are the passports to this city, a place, like the old frontier, thw the newly rich discard their old lives and reinvent themselves.


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Close to being on a par with “Titan: See all 23 reviews. A lengthy front-page obituary in The New York Times lauded him as a successful businessman “who long sought peace between the United States and the Soviet Union and financed research for a cancer cure”.

What explanation was there except that Hammer was playing for the other team? Publisher; 2nd edition ASIN: The things that Hammer got away with will shock any well-read reader.

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Wyatt Kaldenberg rated it it was amazing Sep 11, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This will no hamker come as a shock to the Angeleno pooh-bahs–some of them rock-ribbed, Joe McCarthy-loving right wingers–who bowed and scraped before Hammer, hoping for an invitation or, more likely, a donation to a favorite cause.

I more skimlmed than read this book. Dossier is the only biography of Hammer written with reference to both the U. Oiligarchs seem to have all arisen from some sort of malivalent gunk and cant seem to escape it’s influence on them. These tapes give an intimate view of a master cossier man at work. Doseier author has done his homework to separate fact from fable. No eBook available Amazon. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

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Deception came easy to Hammer, Epstein reveals, and there were so many lies they can’t be listed in the space allocated to this review.

When I used to write about Occidental Petroleum Corp. 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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One of my favorite jistory to read. Refresh and try again. Once I picked it up, I could hardly put it down! Hammer’s father had performed an abortion after which the woman had died. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Candace rated it it was amazing Apr 03, Hammer was ninety-two when he died in Armand Hammer and Los Angeles were a perfect match. Other editions – View all Dossier: LPenting rated it really liked it Oct 29, ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

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