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|Title||:||Liar's Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street|
|Publisher||:||W. W. Norton Company|
|Number of Pages||:||320|
|Category||:||Business, Non fiction, Finance, Economics, History, Biography|
PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Liar's Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street Before there was em Flash Boys em and em The Big Short em there was em Liar s Poker em A knowing and unnervingly talented debut this insider s account of s Wall Street excess transformed Michael Lewis from a disillusioned bond salesman to the best selling literary icon he is today Together the three books cover thirty years of endemic global corruption perhaps the defining problem of our age which has never been so hilariously skewered as in em Liar s Poker em now in a twenty fifth anniversary edition with a new afterword by the author It was wonderful to be young and working on Wall Street in the s never before had so many twenty four year olds made so much money in so little time After you learned the trick of it all you had to do was pick up the phone and the money poured in your lap .
This wickedly funny book endures as the best record we have of those heady frenzied years In it Lewis describes his own rake s progress through a powerful investment bank From an unlikely beginning art history at Princeton he rose in two short years from Salomon Brothers trainee to Geek the lowest form of life on the trading floor to Big Swinging Dick the most dangerous beast in the jungle a bond salesman who could turn over millions of dollars worth of doubtful bonds with just one call .
As he has continued to do for a quarter century Michael Lewis here shows us how things really worked on Wall Street In the Salomon training program a roomful of aspirants is stunned speechless by the vitriolic profanity of the Human Piranha out on the trading floor bond traders throw telephones at the heads of underlings and Salomon chairmen Gutfreund challenges his chief trader to a hand of liar s poker for one million dollars