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User Review  - kukulaj - LibraryThing

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  - ElectricRay - LibraryThing

OK, first - this is a truly ripping yarn. There's enough corporate intrigue, maniacal boardroom posturing, gulfstream abuse and small men with big egos in these riveting 600 pages to knock even the ... Read full review

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User Review  - majorbabs - LibraryThing

I reread this book a lot just to get a sense of how out of control our money managers can be. Compelling story, particularly if you enjoy reading about both sleazy and upright managers and ... Read full review

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Although a detailed account of a financial transaction, this book reads as a dynamic novel. While describing the environment supported a $25 billion leveraged buyout, the tale never loses track of the colorful characters or the quick pace. Anyone interested in business can appreciate this suspenseful story and extensive research into this unbelievable event. 

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User Review  - jontseng - LibraryThing

After Liars Poker, the second-most likely book to be read by wannabe investment-banker undergraduates. Read full review


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