Boy Wonder of Wall Street: The Life and Times of Financier Eddie Gilbert

Boy Wonder of Wall Street: The Life and Times of Financier Eddie Gilbert

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by Richard Whittingham, Alistair McAlpine
     
 

Ever oscillating between absolute triumph and failure, the volatile life of the acrobatic financial genius Eddie Gilbert is a drama bordering on Shakespearean proportions. Jailed two times and on his way to making his third fortune, Eddie Gilbert's is a most entertaining real life story. Although reminiscent of famous financiers, such as Michael Milken, Gilbert's

Overview

Ever oscillating between absolute triumph and failure, the volatile life of the acrobatic financial genius Eddie Gilbert is a drama bordering on Shakespearean proportions. Jailed two times and on his way to making his third fortune, Eddie Gilbert's is a most entertaining real life story. Although reminiscent of famous financiers, such as Michael Milken, Gilbert's story has yet to be heard.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781587991745
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/23/2003
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.26(d)

Meet the Author

Richard Wittingham is the author of 28 books, including two novels: State Street and Their Kind of Town, which have been published in both hardback and paperback editions. Among his works of non-fiction is Martial Justice, the Last Mass Execution in the United States, adapted as a History Channel television special in 1998. The Library of Congress has honored Wittingham's chronicle of the early days of professional football, What a Game They Played. He has also shared credits on book projects with Sir Edmund Hillary, Joe DiMaggio, and LIFE Magazine, and is the author of numerous feature articles for Encyclopedia Brittannica, the Associated Press, the Chicago Tribune and several national magazines.

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Boy Wonder of Wall Street 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Despite a bit more financial and legal detail than the average reader might want, the story is presented with sympathy but no sentiment. Suspenseful, even incredible in places, still provides a profile of an extraordinary individual. Well researched.