Barbarians at the Gate: The Fall of RJR Nabisco (Google eBook)
Barbarians at the Gate has been called one of the most influential business books of all time -- the definitive account of the largest takeover in Wall Street history. Bryan Burrough and John Helyar's gripping account of the frenzy that overtook Wall Street in October and November of 1988 is the story of deal makers and publicity flaks, of strategy meetings and society dinners, of boardrooms and bedrooms -- giving us not only a detailed look at how financial operations at the highest levels are conducted but also a richly textured social history of wealth at the twilight of the Reagan era.
Barbarians at the Gate -- a business narrative classic -- is must reading for everyone interested in the way today's world really works.
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Review: Barbarians at the Gate: The Fall of RJR NabiscoUser Review - Terry Quirke - Goodreads
An excellent study in detail of the leveraged takeover of RJR Nabisco in the 1990's. The authors style and approach makes the whole thing extremely readable, complex financial details are presented in ... Read full review
Review: Barbarians at the Gate: The Fall of RJR NabiscoUser Review - James - Goodreads
I picked this up at a mass book sale, based on a quick scan of the front and back covers. My initial impression was of a book that would add substance to my disdain for the financial industry. The ... Read full review
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