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Liar's poker

Author: Michael Lewis
Publisher: London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2011.
Series: Flipback, 7
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Flipback edView all editions and formats
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From mere trainee to lowly geek, to triumphal Big Swinging Dick: that was Michael Lewis' pell-mell progress through the dealing rooms of Salomon Brothers in New York and London during the heady mid-1980s when they were probably the world's most powerful and profitable merchant bank. A true-life Bonfire of the Vanities, funny, frightening, breathless and heartless, his is a tale of hysterical greed and ambition set  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Michael Lewis; Michael Lewis
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Lewis
ISBN: 9781444738469 1444738461
OCLC Number: 742891401
Notes: Originally published : 1989.
Description: 497 pages ; 12 cm.
Series Title: Flipback, 7
Responsibility: Michael Lewis.

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