Summary of The Deals That Made the World
THE DEALS THAT MADE THE WORLD: Reckless Ambition, Backroom Negotiations, and the Hidden Truths of Business by Jacques Peretti. Copyright © 2018 by Jacques Peretti Published by arrangement with William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
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Investigative reporter Jacques Peretti spent years talking to people with firsthand knowledge of backroom negotiations and secret or overlooked deals that had tremendous consequences in various spheres. Peretti’s stories are fascinating. He fleshes out individual actors, provides vivid details of specific meetings and explains their repercussions. Despite his appealing narrative, some readers may question whether the world would in fact be so dramatically different if not for the deals or individual contributions Peretti highlights.
About the Author
Jacques Peretti is an award-winning investigative reporter for the BBC and a journalist for The Guardian.