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Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
Author: John Perkins
ISBN 13: 9780452287082
ISBN 10: 452287081
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Plume
Publication Date: 2005-12-27
Format: Paperback
Pages: 303
List Price: $17.00

Perkins, a former chief economist at a Boston strategic-consulting firm, confesses he was an "economic hit man" for 10 years, helping U.S. intelligence agencies and multinationals cajole and blackmail foreign leaders into serving U.S. foreign policy and awarding lucrative contracts to American business.

Rocky Mountain News

Perkins is both alarming and entertaining, writing with the cutting precision and wit of a hard-boiled novelist.