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After The Ball: Gilded Age Secrets, Boardroom Betrayals, And The Party That Ignited The Great Wall Street Scandal Of 1905
by Patricia Beard
Publisher: Harper Perennial 2004
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After the Ball is the story of the dramatic events of 1905, when James Hazen Hyde, the flamboyant young heir to the majority shares in the billion-dollar Equitable Life Assurance Society, became the central figure in the most far-reaching financial... >
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The Assassination of New York
by Robert Fitch
Publisher: Verso Books 1993
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Robert Fitch's The Assassination of New York unearthed Gotham's great secret: how its multinational banks and landowning families, led by the Rockefellers, scuttled the City's matchless port and planned the destruction of its once rich manufacturing... >
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Born To Steal: Born To Steal: A Life Inside The Wall Street Mafia
by Gary R Weiss
Publisher: Warner Books 2003
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Weiss, a business journalist, tells the fascinating story of Louis Pasciuto, a man "born to steal," who grew up in the Wall Street Mafia, was caught by law enforcement at age 25, and then turned against his former accomplices. With engrossing detail, we... >
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City In The Sky: The Rise And Fall Of The World Trade Center
by James Glanz, Eric Lipton
Publisher: Times Books 2003
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In this vivid, brilliantly researched narrative, New York Times reporters James Glanz and Eric Lipton re-create the life of the World Trade Center from its genesis in David Rockefeller's ambition to rebuild lower Manhattan to the spirited battles with... >
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Divided We Stand: A Biography of New York City's World Trade Center
by Eric Darton
Publisher: Basic Books 2001
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When the World Trade Towers in New York City were erected at the Hudson's edge, they led the way to a real estate boom that was truly astonishing. Divided We Stand reveals the coming together and eruption of four volatile elements: super-tall buildings,... >
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Dot.Con: The Greatest Story Ever Sold
by John Cassidy
Publisher: HarperCollins 2002
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John Cassidy’s Dot.con is the most sweeping and definitive assessment published thus far of the stock market mania that swept this country in the late 1990s. Cassidy, who covers economics and finance for The New Yorker, finds many seeds for the boom:... >
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Final Accounting: Ambition, Greed, And The Fall Of Arthur Andersen
by Barbara Ley Toffler, Jennifer Reingold
Publisher: Broadway Books 2003
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A withering expose of the unethical practices that triggered the indictment and collapse of the legendary accounting firm. Arthur Andersen's conviction on obstruction of justice charges related to the Enron debacle spelled the abrupt end of the... >
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