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 in an obsessed, enclosed world.
An amazing book, readable, funny and mind-boggling ... one of the great business books of all time - PunchRead all about it: headlong greed, inarticulate obscenity, Animal House horseplay . . . - The Sunday TimesImmense verve and wit - 20/20 MagazineA highly immoral book - Daily MailWickedly funny - Daily ExpressAs traders would say, this book is a buy - Financial Times
Series: Hodder Great Reads Ser.
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: March 2008
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 17.6 x 15.1 x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.2
Edition Number: 1