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Justice under siege : one woman's battle against a European oil company

Author: Eva Joly; Laurent Beccaria
Publisher: London : Arcadia, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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France's top investigator of financial corruption tells her personal tale of the scandal that rocked French officials in the 1990s in this gripping autobiography. While examining the state-owned oil giant Elf Aquitaine, Joly uncovered billions of dollars siphoned away for extravagances and bribes. As a result of her challenge to the French government, Joly received regular death threats, had her private telephone  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Eva Joly; Eva Joly
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eva Joly; Laurent Beccaria
ISBN: 1905147465 9781905147465
OCLC Number: 123110582
Notes: Originally published in French as: Est-ce dans ce monde-lá que nous voulons vivre? / Eva Joly et Laurent Beccaria. Paris : Arènes, 2003.
Description: 178 pages ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Est-ce dans ce monde-lá que nous voulons vivre?.
Responsibility: Eva Joly ; translated from the French by Emma Kemp.

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