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Peter Maass
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Peter Maass is a contributing writer to The New York Times Magazine and has reported from the Middle East, Asia, South America and Africa. He has written as well for The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, The Washington Post and Slate. Maass is the author of Love Thy Neighbor: A Story of War, which chronicled the Bosnian war and won prizes from the Overseas Press Club and the Los Angeles Times. He lives in New York City.

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Crude World
The Violent Twilight of Oil
Written by Peter Maass


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 10, 2010
Price: $15.95

The catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has brought new attention to the huge costs of our oil dependence. In this stunning and revealing book, Peter Maass examines the social, political, and environmental impact of petroleum on the countries that produce it.

Every unhappy oil-producing nation is unhappy in its... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

Crude World

Written by Peter Maass


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $11.99

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.

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Love Thy Neighbor
A Story of War
Written by Peter Maass


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 25, 1997
Price: $16.00

Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize

Peter Maass went to the Balkans as a reporter at the height of the nightmarish war there, but this book is not traditional war reportage. Love Thy Neighbor is Maass' brilliantly observed and moving memoir of the worst spasm of violence in Europe since... Read more >
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