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The Oligarchs

Wealth and Power in the New Russia

The Oligarchs( )
Author: Hoffman, David E.
ISBN:978-1-61039-070-5
Publication Date:Sep 2011
Publisher:PublicAffairs
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $21.99
Book Description:

In this saga of brilliant triumphs and magnificent failures, David E. Hoffman, the former Moscow bureau chief for the Washington Post, sheds light on the hidden lives of Russia's most feared power brokers: the oligarchs. Focusing on six of these ruthless men, Alexander Smolensky, Yuri Luzhkov, Anatoly Chubais, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Boris Berezovsky, and Vladimir Gusinsky,Hoffman shows how a rapacious, unruly capitalism was born out of the ashes of Soviet communism.

Book Details
Pages:608
Detailed Subjects: Business & Economics / Economic Conditions
Biography & Autobiography / Business
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.375 x 1.5 Inches
Book Weight:1.1 Pounds
Author Biography
Hoffman, David E. (Author)
David E. Hoffman is a contributing editor at The Washington Post and a correspondent for PBS's investigative series, Frontline. He is the author of The Oligarchs: Wealth and Power in the New Russia, The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal, and The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and its Dangerous Legacy, which won the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in 2010.

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