Barbarians at the Gate: The Fall of RJR Nabisco

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Tells the story of the largest corporate take-over in American history. With a stake of $25 billion, the battle for the control of RJR Nabisco in 1988 became a symbol of the greed and power-mongering of the eighties. This work reveals the truth behind a Wall Street gamble that sent shock waves through the international business world.

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The fascinating story of the leveraged buy-out of RJR Nabisco in 1989. The authors do a great job of building up the backgrounds of the various players. There are lots of people involved and lots of ... Read full review

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User Review  - RalphLagana - LibraryThing

One of my favorite financial reads. The sheer audacity on display by the prime players in this real world tale defies belief. It's men at their greediest and it's impossible to pull away from the ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Bryan Burrough is a special correspondent at Vanity Fair and the author of five books.

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