The item shows wear from consistent use, but it remains in good condition and works perfectly. All pages and cover are intact (including the dust cover, if applicable). Anthony Bianco (Author). He circulated extravagant fantasies about himself, claiming heroism as a . Special Forces captain in Vietnam and spreading the fabrication that he had assembled a vast secret corporate empire called Rosebud. Though Beck never fought in Vietnam, actor-producer Michael Douglas, taken in by his tall tale, nearly made a movie about him.
Even by the standards of Wall Street in the 1980s, Jeff Beck's amazing life story was too good to be true. One of the Street's most prominent investment bankers, Beck was involved in many of the biggest deals of the decade and made a fortune in the process. He was the "Mad Dog," a veteran of hand-to-hand combat in the jungles of Vietnam and a secret billionaire. The only problem was, none of this was true.
Phillip Ean Cohen is an Australian private equity investor. He was featured in Rainmaker by Anthony Bianco. Cohen grew up in Melbourne, Victoria where he was a determined Australian Rules Football player. He started his career at Kuhn Loeb, and was tagged as a rising star in the Mergers department. After a stint at First Boston, he was recruited by Jeffery Beck to Oppenheimer & C. s Corporate advisory department
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As Bianco reveals in "Rainmaker," the real Jeff Beck dodged the war in Vietnam by pulling strings to get into the National Guard. His father was a penny-ante numbers man in Pittsburgh, and his relationship with his wealthy stepfather was so poisonous that the old man locked him out of the family apartment. He signed up to be the co-writer of Beck's autobiography, but the book project soon fell apart-and Bianco set out on his own to find out what makes Jeffrey run. And he soon discovered that Jeffrey Beck was the most peculiar of con artists. Unlike the more notorious deal makers of his generation, most of whom appear in the pages of "Rainmaker," Beck was not a crook: "In an era of lawlessness in high finance," Bianco insists, "Beck was never so much as accused of a crime.
Free download ebook Rainmaker for Kindle - Download Online. Download free "Rainmaker, the saga of Jeff Beck, Wall Street's mad dog," by Anthony Bianco EPUB, MOBI, PDF, TXT, Kindle. Publisher: Includes index. 132, 775. Date: 1991. 132,775 Identifiers: ISBN 10: 0394570235.
the saga of Jeff Beck, Wall Street's mad dog. by Anthony Bianco. Published 1991 by Macmillan London in London. Jeff Beck, Jeffrey P. Beck.
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