The Predators' Ball: the junk-bond raiders and the man who staked them

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American Lawyer, 1988 - Biography & Autobiography - 385 pages
A lead reporter for The American Lawyer, tells the story of the night that sparked the corporate takeover mania of the eighties, the 1985 "Predators Ball", and how one man--Michael Milken, a junk bond impressario, financed the corporate takeover kings. Advertising in the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times.

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Connie Bruck has been a staff writer at "The New Yorker since 1989; she frequently writes about business and politics. In 1996, her profile of Newt Gingrich won the National Magazine Award for reporting, her second. Bruck is the author of "Master of the Game and "The Predators' Ball. She lives in Los Angeles.

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