The Moneychangers [Arthur Hailey] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The personal problems of directors and officers of the First Mercantile. Arthur Hailey’s #1 New York Times–bestselling novel takes readers behind the bronze doors of a major American bank and into the secret world of big money. 18 May Moneychangers, The (Book): Book The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey, revd by Peter Andrews.
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The characters have a pre feel with clearly defined heroes and villains.
Sep 22, Akshay rated it it was amazing. I might go back now and read Airport again. Typical Arthur Hailey Style. The plot revolves around the politics inside a major bank.
The one I adored, and have just read again cahngers a lot of enjoyment, was The Moneychangers. The dustjacket has darkened slightly over time and there is some very light edgewear–but no chipping or tears–protected now in a Durafold plastic dustjacket cover and shipped Priority Mail at media mail price.
Works by Arthur Hailey. Brought up in a working-class home, Hailey never lost the common touch following his phenomenal success. One of the best books Arthur Hailey authored! Amazon Prime Music Stream millions of songs, ad-free.
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May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Ye Old Bookworm Published: In his long career as a novelist he wrote eleven novels which have been published in twenty-seven languages.
The personal problems of directors and officers of the First Mercantile American Bank lead them to involvement in corruption, arthurr, scandal, and high-stakes financial dealings. Vandervoort is shown as having developed a relationship with Margot Bracken, who is depicted as a radical attorney and political activist many years his junior; her attitudes sometime conflicts with Vandervoort’s role at FMA.
The Pickwick Papers made me laugh out loud Stephen Bates. International shipment is available. Good book to read. Remember enjoying it a lot.
Book looks virtually unused. Also featured is Edwina D’Orsey, the head of FMA’s flagship downtown branch, through whom a reader gains much insight into day-to-day branch banking, and her husband, Lewis, who writes a financial newsletter.
Rare Book Cellar Published: Hailey would spend approximately one year researching a subject, followed by six months reviewing his notes and, finally, about 18 months writing the book. Recommended read for fiction-lovers. New York, New York, U. Apr 28, Arvind rated it really liked it. View all 3 comments.
What I really love is a story about a group of people tied together by a joint venture, arguing, getting frustrated, forming bonds and breaking up again. Ken Follett has written a great family saga that will keep you entertained as you follow the webs if complicity, and the ups and downs of the Pilaster family.
Rare to find this book in this condition. This is a fun way to know an industry. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. He became a full-time author in following the overnight success of his television Play ‘Flight into Danger’ which was performed worldwide, later becoming a novel and a film. The Banking industry works on the basis of taking money from people and then investing it to make more money.
I felt that I can revisit that! No owner’s name or bookplate. Hugh gets taken in by his uncle Joseph Pilaster who is head of another more successful bank. Deckled edges rough cut. Trivia About The Moneychangers. Technology seems momey an afterthought which itself is amazing since it was written in Better World Books Condition: Replace character names, replace technical terms of industry, replace setting of events – and you have a new Hailey novel in a different setting.
Customers who viewed this item also viewed. By the vote of the board of directors, Vandervoort assumes the position of CEO of the half-ruined bank. Archived from the original on 18 November As the day begins at First Mercantile American Bank, so do the high-stake risks, the public scandals, and the private affairs.
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