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'Queensland had the Fitzgerald Inquiry and the Moonlight State. New South Wales has Eddie Obeid.

'Meet Australia's most corrupt politician whose brazen misdeeds were said to be on a scale 'unexceeded since the days of the Rum Corps'.

'From the shadows Obeid ran the state as his fiefdom, making and unmaking premiers. Along the way he pocketed tens of millions of dollars following corrupt deals.

'This explosive book chronicles the grubby deals the powerbroker had been making for decades before he was exposed.

'His tentacles stretched through all levels of government, encircling almost every precious resource - coal leases, Circular Quay cafes, marinas, even the state's water. All of them were secret money-spinners for Obeid and his family.

'Above ground, below ground, in the air, on the water, there was no domain beyond Obeid's grasp. Now, many of the key politicians of his era have given a candid account of Obeid's pernicious backroom influence.

'Following their groundbreaking investigations, the award-winning journalists Kate McClymont and Linton Besser have unearthed the vast but secret empire Obeid built over decades, producing an authoritative account of how he got away with so much for so long.' (Publication summary)

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    • North Sydney, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Vintage Australia , 2014 .
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      Extent: 432p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 1 August 2014
      ISBN: 9780857984357

Works about this Work

Untangling a Web of Misdeed and Corruption The Obeids and Their Web Ross Fitzgerald , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 30-31 August 2014; (p. 25) The Canberra Times , 30 August 2014; (p. 21) The Age , 30 August 2014; (p. 25)

— Review of He Who Must Be Obeid : The Untold Story Kate McClymont , Linton Besser , 2014 single work biography
Review : He Who Must Be Obeid 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 16-22 August 2014; (p. 23)

— Review of He Who Must Be Obeid : The Untold Story Kate McClymont , Linton Besser , 2014 single work biography
Obeid's Machinations Brought to Book Anthony Klan , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 29 July 2014; (p. 2)
Obeid Tale Needed to Be Told Damien Murphy , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 31 July 2014; (p. 6-7)
What Makes Them Run? Brett Evans , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Inside Story , September 2014;

— Review of Hockey : Not Your Average Joe Madonna King , 2014 single work biography ; The Fights of My Life Greg Combet , Mark Davis , 2014 single work autobiography ; He Who Must Be Obeid : The Untold Story Kate McClymont , Linton Besser , 2014 single work biography
Review : He Who Must Be Obeid 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 16-22 August 2014; (p. 23)

— Review of He Who Must Be Obeid : The Untold Story Kate McClymont , Linton Besser , 2014 single work biography
Untangling a Web of Misdeed and Corruption The Obeids and Their Web Ross Fitzgerald , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 30-31 August 2014; (p. 25) The Canberra Times , 30 August 2014; (p. 21) The Age , 30 August 2014; (p. 25)

— Review of He Who Must Be Obeid : The Untold Story Kate McClymont , Linton Besser , 2014 single work biography
What Makes Them Run? Brett Evans , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Inside Story , September 2014;

— Review of Hockey : Not Your Average Joe Madonna King , 2014 single work biography ; The Fights of My Life Greg Combet , Mark Davis , 2014 single work autobiography ; He Who Must Be Obeid : The Untold Story Kate McClymont , Linton Besser , 2014 single work biography
Obeid Tale Needed to Be Told Damien Murphy , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 31 July 2014; (p. 6-7)
Obeid's Machinations Brought to Book Anthony Klan , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 29 July 2014; (p. 2)
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