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Back at the Ranch By Fintan O'Toole

Back at the Ranch
by Fintan O'Toole

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Back at the Ranch Summary

Th government of one of Europe's most settled democracies dances to the tune of the country's largest meat market. He is givben huge amounts of export credit so that he can trade with the worst dictatorship in the world. Everyone tells the politicians that this is a crazy risk, but the ministers persist. The deal will bring jobs, development, prestige. The cattleman can't be denied. But not even the beef being shipped to Iraq is what it seems to be...This is Fintan O'Toole's brilliantly readable reconstruction of the biggest scandal in Irish political history. The cattle industry has always been at the edge of Irish politics, the values of the ranch an embarrassment to those who would have preferred to keep people, not cattle, on the land. This compulsive book is about the victory of the ranch over democracy and accountability. It is also a unique insight into the way power works in Ireland.

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Back at the Ranch
Fintan O'Toole
Used - Good
Vintage Publishing
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.