Liar's poker: rising through the wreckage on Wall Street

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Norton, 1989 - Business & Economics - 249 pages
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In this shrewd and wickedly funny book, Michael Lewis describes astonishing era and his own rake's progress through the jungle of a powerful investment bank. In two short years he rose from trainee to a bond salesman who could turn over millions of dollars' worth of doubtful bonds with just one call.

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User Review  - ehines - LibraryThing

This is a really interesting snapshot of Wall Street in the Reagan era. The Street is now, decidedly, no longer the province of the old-money-wannabes. Now we have the many more ethnic names and much ... Read full review

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User Review  - SeriousGrace - LibraryThing

For some reason people can't bring up Liar's Poker without mentioning Bonfire of the Vanities as well. It's almost as if Liar's Poker is the nonfiction counterpart to the fictional Bonfire of the ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
9
Liars Poker
13
Never Mention Money
18
Copyright

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