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BP Oil Company Book Sold in “Major Six-Figure Deal”

bp.pngAs oil leak spreads in the Gulf, one journalist sold a book about British Petroleum in a “major six-figure deal.”

St. Martin’s Press bought journalist Mike Magner‘s book about the oil company, Publishers Weekly reports. Ronald Goldfrab from Goldfarb & Associates negotiated the deal with executive editor Michael Flamini.

Here’s more about the journalist: “[Magner] been researching BP for a number of years, focusing on allegations that the company has been involved in various cases of pollution.”

BP CEO Tony Hayward is pictured above, a screenshot taken from a video about the oil company’s efforts to clean up the spill. Click here to watch the video.

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