Liar's Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street

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Penguin Books, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 249 pages
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In fiction there was Bonfire of the Vanities; in reality, there is Liar's Poker--the fascinating insider's account of what really happens on Wall Street. This irreverent and hilarious birds-eye view of Wall Street's heyday will appeal to anyone intrigued by the allure of million dollar deals. Now in trade paper.

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Fun for the insight it gives into Wall Street. - Goodreads
Great intro to the 1980s bond market - Goodreads
I really enjoy Michael Lewis's writing. - Goodreads
I think that Michael Lewis is a superb writer. - Goodreads
It was a very good book, and I like the humble ending. - Goodreads
It's a page turner :) - Goodreads
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Worth it alone for the chapter on how collateralized mortgage obligations were created. But you'd be missing some great story telling if you skipped the rest.

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Amazing book, reminded me of my brokerage days. Tells things as they are, no sugar coating. Read full review

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About the author (1990)

Michael Lewis was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on October 15, 1960. He received a BA in art history from Princeton University in 1982 and a Masters in economics from the London School of Economics in 1985. He is a non-fiction author/journalist of mostly financial themes. His books include Liar's Poker, Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game, The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game, The Money Culture, Boomerang, and Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt.

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