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  • The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

  • By: John Perkins
  • Narrated by: Tom Taylorson
  • Length: 12 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,892
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,709
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,713

The previous edition of this now-classic book revealed the existence and subversive manipulations of "economic hit men". John Perkins wrote that economic hit men (EHM) "are highly paid professionals who cheat countries around the globe out of trillions of dollars. Their tools include fraudulent financial reports, rigged elections, payoffs, extortion, sex, and murder".

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Don't buy the first "confessions. .." buy this one

  • By Bill Redfield on 02-24-16

Great first half poor end

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-02-17

I found the books first half very informative and interesting. The second half becomes uninteresting as it shifts focus from telling real life stories to contemplating over the authots feelings of guilt and giving life advice.

  • Trumped!

  • The Inside Story of the Real Donald Trump - His Cunning Rise and Spectacular Fall
  • By: John R. O'Donnell, James Rutherford
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 135
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 127
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 126

Here's the inside story of Trump's legendary tirades, his convenient forgetfulness, and the infamous Donald Trump ego. O'Donnell tells how the Plaza staff catered to Trump's personal whims, and to those of his mistress - and how the man who built the largest gambling hall in the world knew little about running a casino. From the hypocrisy, bad deals, and the monumental debt to the untold tales of Marla and Ivana, Trumped! rips the mask off the mighty Trump facade - revealing a castle about to collapse.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Seems Balanced

  • By in1ear (John Row) on 04-16-16

Very descriptive

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-28-16

I read the book to learn how it may be to have Trump as a president. I was scared before. Now I'm terrified.

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