Liar's Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street (Google eBook)
The time was the 1980s. The place was Wall Street. The game was called Liarís Poker.Michael Lewis was fresh out of Princeton and the London School of Economics when he landed a job at Salomon Brothers, one of Wall Streetís premier investment firms. During the next three years, Lewis rose from callow trainee to bond salesman, raking in millions for the firm and cashing in on a modern-day gold rush. Liarís Poker is the culmination of those heady, frenzied yearsóa behind-the-scenes look at a unique and turbulent time in American business. From the frat-boy camaraderie of the forty-first-floor trading room to the killer instinct that made ambitious young men gamble everything on a high-stakes game of bluffing and deception, here is Michael Lewisís knowing and hilarious insiderís account of an unprecedented era of greed, gluttony, and outrageous fortune.
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Review: Liar's PokerUser Review - Beth - Goodreads
I think that Michael Lewis is a superb writer. He takes a complex topic, such as mortgage-backed securities, and explains them so that your every(wo)man can understand them. He is also a great ... Read full review
Review: Liar's PokerUser Review - Rohan Rajiv - Goodreads
Liar's poker was a qzick breezy listen about Michael Lewis' 2 years at Salomon Brothers in the 1980s. He tells it as it is and walks away after 2 years at the end of which he'd made about 400,000 dollars just out of school. More on http://www.rohanrajiv.com/blog/?p=878 Read full review
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