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Fat Leonard : how one man bribed, bilked, and seduced the U.S. Navy / Craig Whitlock.

Whitlock, Craig, (author.).

Summary:
This story of one of the most significant public corruption scandals in American history chronicles how a Malaysian defense contractor defrauded the U.S. Navy of tens of millions of dollars and put our nation's security at risk.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781982131630
  • ISBN: 1982131632
  • Physical Description: x, 460 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2024.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 375-445) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Chain of command -- Ships of the Seventh Fleet -- Prologue -- Part one: 1986-2005. A good whipping -- The striver -- Ring of steel -- Leonard the legend -- Part two: 2006. Mr. Make-It-Happen -- Naked bribery -- Seducing the Seventh Fleet -- Grand ambitions -- The wedding planner -- Part three: 2007-2011. Leaky embassies -- Dirty secrets -- The nemesis -- Mikey -- The special agent -- Part four: 2011-2012. Spousal privileges -- Change of command -- The ghostwriter -- Spy vs. spy -- The birthday ball -- Loose lips sink ships -- Part five: 2013. Family man -- Baiting a trap -- Party on -- Busted -- Shock waves -- Panic attacks -- Part six: 2013-2014. Spilling some beans -- Twig -- Crazy Bob -- The admirals strike back -- Part seven: 2015-2022. Flipped -- Bad memories -- A secret prognosis -- The great escape -- Epilogue.
Subject: Francis, Leonard Glenn.
Swindlers and swindling > Malaysia > Biography.
Defense contracts > Malaysia.
United States. Navy > Procurement.
United States. Navy > Corrupt practices.
United States. Navy > Officers.
Genre: Biographies.

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Adams County Library System.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Gettysburg Library BIOG FRAN-L (Text) 35740636067886 New Nonfiction Checked Out 06/29/2024


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