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Title:
The devil's casino : friendship, betrayal, and the high-stakes games played inside Lehman Brothers
Author:
Ward, Vicky.
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Publication Information:
Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
xvii, 270 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary:
Ward takes you inside Lehman's highly charged offices where you'll meet beloved leaders who were erased from the corporate history books, but who could have taken the firm in a very different direction had they not fallen victim to infighting and their own weaknesses.
Language:
English
Contents:
A long, hot summer -- The beginning -- The captain -- The "take-under" -- Slamex -- The phoenix rises -- Independence day -- The stiletto -- The Ides of March -- Eulogies -- Russian winter -- Lehman's desperate housewives -- The young lions -- 9/11 -- No ordinary Joe -- The talking head -- The sacrificial ram -- Korea's rising sun -- The wart on the end of Lehman's nose -- Damned flood? -- Closing the books -- Epilogue.
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ISBN:
9780470540862
Format :
Book