The Money Cultureby Michael Lewis
Michael Lewis, whose LIAR'S POKER foreshadowed events at Salomon Brothers, instructs us in the moral codes of Donald Trump, Leona Helmsley, Ivan Boesky and sundry luminaries. He conducts a tour through the 1980s world of
THE MONEY CULTURE takes us on an uproarious ride through the most outrageous and turbulent era in the financial markets since the crash of '29.
Michael Lewis, whose LIAR'S POKER foreshadowed events at Salomon Brothers, instructs us in the moral codes of Donald Trump, Leona Helmsley, Ivan Boesky and sundry luminaries. He conducts a tour through the 1980s world of high finance in chapters like "When Bad Things Happen to Rich People," "Why You Should Leave Home Without It: The Growing Absurdity of the American Express Card" and "The Difference Between Milken's Morals and Ours." It is a trip we are not soon to forget.
"One of those rare works that encapsulate and define an era." (Fortune)
- Penguin Group (USA)
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- Product dimensions:
- 5.10(w) x 7.78(h) x 0.56(d)
- Age Range:
- 18 Years
Meet the Author
Michael Lewis, the best-selling author of The Undoing Project, Liar’s Poker, Moneyball, The Blind Side, andThe Big Short, among other works, lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife and three children.
- Date of Birth:
- October 15, 1960
- Place of Birth:
- New Orleans, LA
- Princeton University, B.A. in Art History, 1982; London School of Economics, 1985
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Lewis is a great read. I guess I would prefer a book as opposed to a series of articles. Would have liked the publication dates to be included in the chapter headings for context.