Edward Jay Epstein’s investigation into the life of Armand Hammer exposes a tale of fraud, corruption, and personal betrayal that was carried out on such a. After spending six months in traveling with Hammer while researching what he thought would be a friendly magazine article, Epstein (Legend: The Secret. DOSSIER: THE SECRET HISTORY OF ARMAND HAMMER. by Edward Jay Epstein Armand Hammer was one of the odder, more odious characters of.
|Published (Last):||10 December 2009|
|PDF File Size:||20.33 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||12.95 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
He interviewed Hammer’s mistresses, family, and close friends as well as the shadowy figures who assisted him in business deals. Wyatt Kaldenberg rated it it was amazing Sep 11, One person found this helpful.
Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
It just goes to show that, in our culture, image is everything. It is therefore the only book that comes close to explaining the nature of Hammer’s ties to the Soviet Union.
This is that work. Edward Jay Epstein’s investigation into the life of Armand Hammer exposes a tale of fraud, corruption, and personal betrayal that was carried out on such a grand scale and over such a long period of time that it is surely unique.
Books by Edward Jay Epstein. A revealingly revisionist biography of Armand Hammer who, before his death at 92 historuhad made a considerable name for himself as an industrialist, patron of the arts, philanthropist, and unofficial envoy to Communist seats of government. A revealingly revisionist biography of Armand Hammer who, before his death at 92 inhad made hamjer considerable name for himself as an industrialist, patron of the arts, philanthropist, fhe Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
If you are interested in reading the unvarnished version of AH, this is an excellent work to begin the revelation. Product details Hardcover Publisher: There exists an unusually wide breadth of opinions about Armand Hammer — he almost won the Nobel Peace Hammwr, and is revered by those who have benefited from his charitable endeavors, yet is excoriated by the political right. See Weinberg’s biography of Hammer for a much better treatment of everything except the early Soviet material. Be the first to discover new talent!
Repeatedly in the book, Epstein takes credit for “discovering” things that have been widely known hammed decades, and which are discussed in detail in previous Hammer biographies. Copyright Los Angeles Times. Epstein bases this remarkable claim on the s recollection of a woman who claimed to have been Hammer’s mistress in the s, and who said that Hammer confessed to this crime along with a string of other appalling things to her.
Amazon Music Stream jammer of songs. From inside the book.
About Edward Armad Epstein. No trivia or quizzes yet. So desperate was he for favorable publicity that he even consented to talk to me, a reporter from City Hall. See all 23 reviews. Hammer’s father had performed an abortion after which the woman had died. Todd Capozzoli rated it really liked it Nov 18, Dossier climbs into the difficult and winding complexities that marked the amazing complexities of Armand Hammers life.
Read more Read less. Hmamer workers at Hammer’s Russian asbestos mine went on strike in over poor working conditions, he called in the Cheka, which suppressed the strike.
Sean rated it it was amazing Dec 24, The Secret History of Armand Hammer. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Condsidering everything that is going on in the country today, I recommend reading this book. Although it doesn’t make my top books of all time list, this is still a must read by any thinking individual whom often was left shaking their head wondering about the rapid rise out of nowhere to become the well thr 8th sister: Publisher; 2nd edition ASIN: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Dossier : The Secret History of Armand Hammer: Edward Jay, EPSTEIN: : Books
There was a problem adding your email address. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Account Options Sign in. English Choose a language for shopping.
Rockefeller, Sr”, the award winning historical masterpiece of J. Armand Hammer was my Dad’s “hero”. The Secret History of Armand Hammer,” Edward Jay Epstein’s fascinating, painstakingly researched book, Hammer’s old life is revealed in fascinating detail, exposing him as the liar and conniver that he was.
It told me what I wanted to know tho. Although I have not yet finished Dossier, I find it a careful and factual account of a despicable man’s life. That the evidence leads to Hammer actually being a Soviet agent only makes for a thicker plot.
These tapes give an intimate view of a master histoy man at work. When a railroad station boss dossjer a bribe to move food to the mine, the Cheka stepped in again and, as Hammer liked to boast, the station commandant was shot. Refresh and try again. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. An unparalleled saga revealing the truth behind the hype. Bob rated it liked it Jan 12,