• by Misha Glenny
  • Narrated by John Lee
  • 9 hrs and 57 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Like many other things, organized crime has been globalized. In McMafia, Misha Glenny discusses, among other groups, the Russian mafia, Colombian drug cartels, and Chinese labor smugglers, explaining how organized crime exploits the developing world's poverty, as well as new technologies. He makes clear that global crime and terrorism are rooted in the West's material affluence.


What the Critics Say

"Former BBC World correspondent Glenny presents a riveting and chilling journey through the myriad criminal syndicates flourishing in our increasingly globalized world....Readers yearning for a deeper understanding of the real-life, international counterparts to The Sopranos need look no further than Glenny's engrossing study." (Publishers Weekly)


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Customer Reviews

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Great book

As someone who grew up in the Balkans in the '90, having witnessed all the things Misha is writing about, I can say that all his findings are 100% accurate. He managed to capture the true sentiment of that time.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-10-2008
  • Publisher: Random House Audio