Liar's Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street Character Descriptions

Michael Lewis (author)
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Michael Lewis

This person is the author of Liar's Poker and begins this semi-autobiographical tale as a twenty-four-year-old graduate student living in 1984 London.

John Gutfreund

This person is the Chairman and CEO of Salomon Brothers, the Wall Street investment banking firm, and is known as the "King of the Street."

John Meriwether

This person is a Salomon trader and known as "King of the Game."

Salomon Brothers Managing Director's wife

This is the person who gets the author a job after dining at the same table for the invitation-only, black-tie fund-raiser held by the queen mother.

Jim Massey

This person is the stern executive committeeman in charge of sales.

Dale Horowitz

This person is an executive committee member who speaks to the trainees and is considered the original rabbi or mentor.

The Human Piranha

This is a nickname for one of the specialist bond traders because he speaks...

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