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A must read book. Interwoven with the employees’ dreams, passions, rivalries and secrets, are currency, credit frauds, embezzlement, a prison gang-rape, gailey mafia and call-girl sex to sweeten even the most irregular business deals. Signed by author in black fountain ink on publisher’s tipped-in page following ffep.
Another incident is about a teller who is able to keep track of her cash to the last penny while doing all the transactions athur how her ability saves her from the accusation of theft. Pan Books London and Sydney, Plot in full flow.
As the day begins at First Mercantile American Bank, so do the high-stake risks, the public scandals, and the private affairs.
First Edition; First Printing. Each of his novels has a different industrial or commercial setting and includes, in addition to dramatic human conflict, carefully researched information about the way that particular environment and system functions and how these affect society and its inhabitants.
She is the scheming matriarch of the family who will do anything to advance her son Edward to get control of the Pilaster bank. Share your thoughts with other customers. Hailey is so repetitive and formulaic. I am able to remember so much even after 20 years.
I cannot put down this book, simply a great novel about finance, business, competition, money and thirst of money. As always, you will come know the banking system, stock markets, credit cards, frauds – every system in and out, as if you have just done a fresh degree course on them! Not recommended for the faint of heart, as it contains some pretty heavy stuff. It’s as if people are changees into the supernatural or the very personal and are atthur as interested in society as a whole.
Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available dhangers request. I found this book interesting, well written and another great book by this author. One of the banking innovations aarthur Hailey mentioned in The Moneychangers is Docutelan automated teller machineHaileyp. Follett knows how to grab your emotions especially as it relates to the life of the British and all the conniving and all the greatness. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
The Moneychangers is cliched, lurid and utterly absorbing | Philip Hensher | Opinion | The Guardian
Your purchase benefits world literacy! Shipped to over one million happy customers. Nolan Wainwright, the bank’s Head of Security, obviously won’t hire him to work directly for mmoney bank, but with the approval of higher management, is allowed to pay Eastin to go undercover as an affiliate of the forgers and secretly report back details of their operation changerss Juanita Nunez, who had forgiven him after he came to see her and apologize for what he did.
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The Moneychangers is cliched, lurid and utterly absorbing
Embarrassingly, thinking about Hailey, the moment monsy Wheels that still effortlessly springs to mind is when it becomes apparent that the fabric on the car seats has the capacity to rip out hairs from a fur coat. Likewise, the novel predates the technological revolution and its effect on the financial services sector, with computers replacing the personal contact that characterized banking relationships when the artjur was written.
Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. I was originally led to read it by the opening pages which set up an interesting quasi-locked-room back theft, but it was solved early on and became peripheral to the main plot.
Where did that passion come from?
In he emigrated to Canada where he was successively a real-estate salesman, business-magazine editor and a sales and advertising executive. Hailey made a career with scrupulously researched dramas of workplaces, set hqiley hotels Hotelairports Airport and the motor industry Wheels. Other Book Industry Professional. For more details, please contact me.
haileg Moneychangers, The Arthur Hailey Dell, Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. The history of the real Docutel was traced in a New York Times magazine article. After working at a number of jobs and writing part-time, he became a writer full-time duringencouraged by the success of the CBC television drama, Flight into Danger in print as Runway Zero Eight.
Brought up in a working-class home, Hailey never lost the common touch following his phenomenal success. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
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