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Tom Burgis has been tenacious and intrepid in confronting the powerful vested interests -- corporate, military, financial and political -- that have fed to excess off Africa's riches. He has been reporting for the Financial Times for the last eight years, writing a series of prizewinning investigative reports from Johannesburg and Lagos. He was the winner of the FT's second annual Jones-Mauthner Memorial Prize for his superb reporting and exposéof corruption, and the Jerwood Award for a nonfiction book in progress for The Looting Machine. He was shortlisted as a young journalist of the year for his Africa reports. The Looting Machine is his first book.
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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ PublicAffairs; Reprint edition (May 3, 2016)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 368 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1610397118
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1610397117
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 10.9 ounces
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 5.55 x 1.5 x 8.2 inches
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