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Liar's Poker
Liar's Poker
Author: Michael Lewis
The time was the 1980s. The place was Wall Street. The game was called Liar?s Poker. Michael Lewis was fresh out of Princeton and the London School of Economics when he landed a job at Salomon Brothers, one of Wall Street?s premier investment firms. During the next three years, Lewis rose from callow trainee to bond salesman, r...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780393338690
ISBN-10: 039333869X
Publication Date: 3/15/2010
Pages: 320
Edition: Reprint
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

4 stars, based on 14 ratings
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette
Members Wishing: 2
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Really fun book to read for anyone interested in money markets. I'm typically not into "financial" books (that's my hubby's territory), but I thoroughly enjoyed this one. Highly recommended.
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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.
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These are two audio-cassettes totalling three hours. An ex-library copy in a plastic clamshell case.
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My boyfriend read this and really enjoyed it. He has read other books by this author and enjoyed them also. He is in the financial field so this was especially interesting
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Funny, insightful. A terrific read.
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"One of the Ten Best Business Books of the Year" Business Week
" of the season's best financial books." Forbes
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Incredible book about the greed of the junk bond traders.

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