Private Empire

ExxonMobil and American Power

By Steve Coll; Malcolm Hillgartner (Read by)
(Penguin Audio, Compact Disc, 9781611760729)

Publication Date: May 1, 2012

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback, Hardcover

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Description
Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Coll goes deep inside ExxonMobil Corp., the largest and most powerful private corporation in the United States, for this penetrating and newsmaking study.



About the Author

Steve Coll, winner of a 1990 Pulitzer Prize for explanatory journalism, has been managing editor of the Washington Post since 1998 and covered Afghanistan as the Post's South Asia bureau chief between 1989 and 1992. Coll is the author of four books, including On the Grand Trunk Road and The Taking of Getty Oil.




NPR
Thursday, May 3, 2012

Steve Inskeep talks to Steve Coll about his new book, Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power. In it, Coll delves into the business model of one of the country's largest and most profitable corporations. He explores how the Exxon Valdez oil spill in 1989 shaped the culture at the company for years to come. More at NPR.org

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NPR
Wednesday, May 2, 2012

In Private Empire, investigative journalist Steve Coll explains how ExxonMobil has used its money and power to wield significant influence in Washington, D.C., concerning issues like climate change. More at NPR.org

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