by KennethR. Timmerman
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Published in the U.S. by Houghton Mifflin in 1991, The DeathLobby subsequently appeared as a Bantom paperback in Britainin 1992 (pictured above), and was published in French, Dutch, Danish,Portuguese, and Farsi..
While some of those foreign language editions may still be inprint, the book is also available on back order from Amazon.com.
I have made available certain excerptshere. For information on how to contact thevarious publishers to obtain foreign language editions, seebelow.
The book was well-received, and is still considered the "Bible" onIraq's arms industry by many experts. But don't take my word for it.Read what the critics say.
(Note: Click on underlined chapters for excerpts availableon-line)
Map of Iraqi Weapons Plants
British paperback edition published by Bantom Books, December 1992
(Note: This is the only English-language edition still in print)
- Bantam Books
- 61-63 Uxbridge Road
- London W5 5SA
- Tel: 44 181 579-2652. Fax: 44 181 579-5479
Original U.S. edition published November 1991 by:
- Houghton Mifflin
- 215 Park Avenue South
- New York, NY
- Tel: 212 420-5800. Fax: 212 420-5850.
- For book orders: 1800 225-3362.
British edition published in hardback in January 1992 by:
- Fourth Estate
- 289 Westbourne Grove
- London W11 2QA
- Tel: 44-171 727-8993. Fax: 44-171 792-3176
French edition published in November 1991 by:
- Editions Calmann Levy
- 3, rue Auber
- Paris 75009 - France
- Tel: 33-1-47 42 38 33 Fax: 33-1-47 42 77 81
- Title: Le Lobby de la Mort
Dutch edition published in December 1991 by:
- Baarn, Netherlands
- Title: Der Judaskus
Portuguese edition published in March 1992 by:
- Editora Objectiva
- Sao Paolo, Brazil
- Title: O Lobby da Morte
Danish edition published in July 1992 by:
- Copenhagen, Denmark
- Title: Dodens Spekulanter
Farsi version published in 1994 by
- Dessa Books
- Sendoog Pastee
- Tehran - 15785-5919 - Iran
- Tel: 7744744 or 7744745. Fax: 7734745
- Title: Soodahgar-e Marg.
- This appears to be a bootlegged version.
Turkish edition published in 2002 by
- Avesta Basin Yayin
- Reklam Tanitim Muzik Dagitim Ltd
- Mesrutiyet Caddesi
- Ozbek Ishani 136/4
- Tel: ?212-251-71-39
- Title:Ölüm Lobisi
- With an Introduction by Kendal Nezan
"A devastating and persuasive indictment of Governmentalstupidity, bureaucratic incompetence and corporate greed that enabledthe Iraqi war machine to become the monster we had to face in thefall of 1990."
- Frederick Forsyth, author of The Fist of God, Day of the Jackal, etc.
"The pages of this book are filled with carefullyresearched information about how greed for profits leads companies tosupport an unscrupulous dictator by readily supplying him with themeans of slaughtering defenseless people."
- Simon Wiesenthal
"well-documented and thoroughly readable... The Death Lobbydescribes a global arms supply system that is almost completely outof control."
- The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
"This strongly documented book is essential reading... Foran understanding of the Gulf war and the enemy's powerful arsenal,The Death Lobby is in a class by itself."
- The New York Times
"He names names - scores of major corporations thatprovided components or expertise... This book has refocused ourattention."
- Wall Street Journal