By Michael Lewis
The time was once the Eighties. where was once Wall highway. the sport used to be known as Liar’s Poker.
Michael Lewis used to be clean out of Princeton and the London university of Economics whilst he landed a task at Salomon Brothers, one in every of Wall Street’s premiere funding agencies. in the course of the subsequent 3 years, Lewis rose from callow trainee to bond salesman, raking in thousands for the company and profiting from a modern day gold rush.
Liar’s Poker is the end result of these heady, frenzied years—a behind-the-scenes examine a special and turbulent time in American company. From the frat-boy camaraderie of the forty-first-floor buying and selling room to the killer intuition that made formidable younger males gamble every thing on a high-stakes online game of bluffing and deception, this is Michael Lewis’s figuring out and hilarious insider’s account of an extraordinary period of greed, gluttony, and outrageous fortune.