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Liar's Poker

Michael Lewis


9780340839966

Hodder & Stoughton


Autobiography: business & industry;
Business & Economics;
Banking


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304 pages

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From mere trainee to lowly geek, to triumphal Big Swinging Dick: that was Michael Lewis? pell-mell progress through the dealing rooms of Salomon Brothers in New York and London during the heady mid-1980s when they were probably the world?s most powerful and profitable merchant bank.

 

 

A true-life Bonfire of the Vanities, funny, frightening, breathless and heartless, his is a tale of hysterical greed and ambition set in an obsessed, enclosed world.

By:   Michael Lewis
Imprint:   Hodder & Stoughton
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 197mm,  Width: 129mm,  Spine: 20mm
Weight:   210g
ISBN:   9780340839966
ISBN 10:   0340839961
Pages:   304
Publication Date:   August 2006
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Michael Lewis is a former banker who worked at Salomon Brothers in the height of Eighties boom. He writes regularly as a journalist and is the author of several books, including the international bestseller, LIAR'S POKER.


An amazing book, readable, funny and mind-boggling ... one of the great business books of all time Punch Read all about it: headlong greed, inarticulate obscenity, Animal House horseplay ... The Sunday Times Immense verve and wit 20/20 Magazine A highly immoral book Daily Mail Wickedly funny Daily Express As traders would say, this book is a buy Financial Times

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