Vendetta: American Express and the smearing of Edmond Safra

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HarperCollins Publishers, 1992 - Business & Economics - 494 pages
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The author of Barbarians at the Gate uncovers the secret operation involving spies, private eyes, double agents, and dragon ladies that American Express put into motion in order to harm one reclusive billionaire. 250,000 first printing. $250,000 ad/promo. Tour.

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Vendetta: American Express and the smearing of Edmond Safra

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When the 1983 merger between the American Express Bank and Edmond Safra's Trade and Development Bank failed, Safra reestablished himself with an independent banking concern that would compete directly ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
27
Section 3
57
Copyright

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About the author (1992)

Bryan Burrough was born in 1961 in Temple, Texas. Burrough is a New York Times best-selling author, special correspondent at Vanity Fair, and former Wall Street Journal reporter. Burrough graduated from the University of Missouri's School of Journalism in 1983. While in college, he was a reporter for the Columbia Missourian and interned at the Waco Tribune-Herald and the Wall Street Journal's Dallas Bureau. Burrough's bestselling book, Public Enemies: America's Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the F.B.I., 1933-34, is scheduled to be released as a movie in 2009. Burrough is a three-time winner of the prestigious Gerald Loeb Award for Excellence in Financial Journalism. He lives in Summit, New Jersey with his wife and their two sons.