All the Money in the World

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Dec 2, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 432 pages
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From Wall Street to the West Coast, from blue-collar billionaires to blue-blood fortunes, from the Google guys to hedge-fund honchos, All the Money in the World gives us the lowdown on today richest Americans. Veteran journalists Peter W. Bernstein and Annalyn Swan delve into who made and lost the most money in the past twenty-five years, the fields and industries that have produced the greatest wealth, the biggest risk takers, the most competitive players, the most wasteful family feuds, the trophy wives, the most conspicuous consumers, the biggest art collectors, and the most and least generous philanthropists.

Incorporating exclusive, never-before-published data from Forbes magazine, All the Money in the World is a vastly entertaining, behind-the-scenes look at today's Big Rich.


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Contents

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xi
Education Intelligence Drive
21
Risk
46
Luckand Timing
68
Winning Is Everything
87
Bluecollar Billionanires
107
West Coast Money
131
Entertainment and Media
156
Family Feuds
252
Giving It Away
276
Power and Politics
306
Money and Happiness
327
Notes
361
87
368
156
378
230
385

Beyond Wall Street
176
Conspicuous Consumption
203
Heirs
230

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About the author (2008)

Peter W. Bernstein and Annalyn Swan are veteran journalists and editors who between them have worked at U.S. News & World Report, Time, Newsweek, and Fortune magazines over the last twentyfive years. Bernstein is the coeditor of The New York Times Practical Guide to Practically Everything and editor of The Ernst & Young Tax Guide. Bernstein and Swan are cofounders of ASAP Media, which helped produce Secrets of the Code: The Unauthorized Guide to the Mysteries Behind the Da Vinci Code. They live in New York City.


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