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The author did an excellent job of bringing life into the characters and their back stories.
This book, written in 1990, tells the detailed story of one of the largest Wall Street deals of all time - the leveraged buyout of the RJR Nabisco Corporation.
Very well written and thorough, this is one of the best books I have ever read on any subject.
This book was an easy read and very entertaining. I learned a great deal about how LBO's work and the buying and selling of a publicly traded companyPublished 16 days ago by Baby makes 3
A real page turner; a thriller. Despite knowing the outcome I couldn't get enough of the boardroom dramatics and the financial wizardry of the LBO battle royale.Published 29 days ago by Jeremy Devaney
This author lays this book out like a story instead of a historical account, making a true page turner. Read morePublished 1 month ago by RP
Working in and with the market is rational, reasonable and most efficient. However, we should never discount the human-frailties, which adversely impact the free-exchange of value. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Satya Chari
a must read for anyone who works for a living. the gilded age robber barons are alive and doing wellPublished 1 month ago by D.Alex
Probably the best and worst feature of the book is how detailed it is in every aspect of the story. Suitable for any public. Classic read. Highly recommended.Published 1 month ago by Oliver Montas
Curiously, even though I little understand all the financial goings-on, the book is thrilling in its intensity. A very compelling read. Read morePublished 2 months ago by ds
The Introduction to this 1990 book states, "This book arose from the authors' coverage in The Wall Street Journal of the fight to control RJR Narisco ... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Steven H. Propp
Having bought this book in 2014, I was worried its content would be dated and irrelevant. I could not have been more wrong. Read morePublished 2 months ago by M. Salcedo