John Rolfe (author) Writing Styles in Monkey Business: Swinging Through the Wall Street Jungle

John Rolfe (author)
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Perspective

As a non-fiction work, Monkey Business is written in the first person by two young men who describe their forays into the Wall Street world of investment banking, their disillusionment with that world, and their subsequent departure for financial careers which offered far better balance and the ability to utilize their intellects. First-hand experiences of both young men are described in detail, including the debauchery of their superiors and their own descent into that abyss, the "carrot-and-stick" approach used to cement their loyalty to the firm, and the absurd demands of vice-presidents and managing directors in the production of documents which have enough "spin" to entice potential clients to invest or acquire. Clearly, as individuals who have left the sector of investment banking, Rolfe and Troob put forth a rather subjective condemnation of the industry; however, they have the evidence of their own experiences to provide the proof...

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