Liar's Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street - Study Guide Never Mention Money Summary & Analysis

Michael Lewis (author)
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Prior to employment with Salomon Brothers, the author, Mike Lewis is a twenty-four year old student living in London in 1984. He attends the London School of Economics to complete his master's degree in economics. His cousin is the wife of a German baron. She provides an invitation to a black tie fund-raising dinner held by the queen mother at St. James Palace. The senior managing director's wife dines at the same table with Mike. She asks about his plans for a job. He comments on investment banking and she asks why he doesn't come to work at Salomon Brothers trading. Mike replies that John Gutfreund's rough and tumble trading floor does not sound like fun compared to his image of investment banking. She asks if he wants to spend all day in an office, where is his chutzpah and if he...

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