Liar's Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street
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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As described by Lewis, liar's poker is a game played in idle moments by workers on Wall Street, the objective of which is to reward trickery and deceit. With this as a metaphor, Lewis describes his ... Read full review
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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