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Barbarians at the Gate The Fall of RJR Nabisco

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ISBN-10: 0061655546

ISBN-13: 9780061655548

Edition: N/A

Authors: Bryan Burrough, John Helyar

List price: $29.99
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A book that stormed both the bestseller list and the public imagination, a book that created a genre of its own, and a book that gets at the heart of Wall Street and the '80s culture it helped define, Barbarians at the Gate has emerged twenty years after the tumultuous deal it so brilliantly recounts as a modern classic-a masterpiece of investigatory journalism and a rollicking book of corporate derring-do and financial swordsmanship.The fight to control RJR Nabisco during October and November of 1988 was more than just the largest takeover in Wall Street history. Marked by brazen displays of ego not seen in American business for decades, it became the high point of a new gilded age and its…    
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/28/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 592
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Bryan Burrough was born in 1961 in Temple, Texas. Burrough is a New York Times best-selling author, special correspondent at Vanity Fair, and former Wall Street Journal reporter. Burrough graduated from the University of Missouri's School of Journalism in 1983. While in college, he was a reporter for the Columbia Missourian and interned at the Waco Tribune-Herald and the Wall Street Journal's Dallas Bureau. Burrough's bestselling book, Public Enemies: America's Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the F.B.I., 1933-34, is scheduled to be released as a movie in 2009. Burrough is a three-time winner of the prestigious Gerald Loeb Award for Excellence in Financial Journalism. He lives in…