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Kickback : inside the Australian Wheat Board…

Kickback : inside the Australian Wheat Board scandal (edition 2007)

by Caroline Overington

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TitleKickback : inside the Australian Wheat Board scandal
AuthorCaroline Overington
CollectionsYour library, Read but unowned
ReviewThis is a book about last year's headlines, but it contains an awful lot of the news that stays news. It's largely a blow-by-blow account of shonky dealings -- Iraq's corruption of the UN's Oil-for-Food program as aided and abetted by a highly reputable Australian company and the subsequent cover-up -- involving hundreds of millions of dollars: illegal, immoral, carefully ignored for as long as possible by lily-white John Howard and shameless Alexander Downer (who seem to have people on staff whose job is to make sure they never actually see faxes, emails, cables and other inconvenient communications.
[Longer version at http://homepage.mac.com/shawjonathan/iblog/C1020611578/E20071002173107/index.htm...
Publication date2007
PublicationCrows Nest, N.S.W.: Allen & Unwin, 2007. 308 p. ; 21 cm.
ISBN9781741751949 / 1741751942
Number of volumes1
Number of copies1
Dimensions21 cm
LC ClassificationJZ6373 .O84
Dewey352.350994 22
Primary languageEnglish
Date acquired2007-07-29
SummaryKickback : inside the Australian Wheat Board scandal by Caroline Overington (2007)
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Data sourceNational Library of Australia
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