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Michael Lewis (author) Writing Styles in Liar's Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street

Michael Lewis (author)
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The author Michael Lewis is a Princeton art history major and holds a London School of Economics Masters degree in economics. He meets the wife of a Salomon Brothers Managing Director in 1984 at a fund-raising dinner held by the British Royal family. He takes a job with the Salomon Brothers Wall Street investment banking firm as a trainee in New York City. During training he is exposed to the trading floor in New York and after training is completed Michael is assigned to Salomon's London office as bond salesman. The author spends three years successfully employed with Salomon Brothers until 1988 when the twenty-seven year old resigns for other interests. This book is an insider's story of experiences he has directly and indirectly with friends and colleagues at a multi-billion dollar Wall Street investment firm. Michael acknowledges he "became fairly handy with a few hundred million dollars" but feels...

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