The Moneychangers [Arthur Hailey] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The personal problems of directors and officers of the First Mercantile. Philip Hensher: A book that changed me: Goodness knows why nobody took Arthur Hailey’s blockbuster away from me, but it taught my. The #1 bestselling author of the blockbuster thrillers Airport and Hotel takes on the world of high finance: “Cliched, lurid and utterly absorbing” (Philip Hensher.
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It is the inside world where hialey million-dollar deals are made, manipulated, and sweetened with sex by the men and women who play to win. Not haiely good as the other books I have read by him, but I gave it an extra star because I happened to be working for Bank of America at moneycgangers time and a lot of it rang true.
John Dinkerwell 4 episodes, Joseph R. 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.
She plays a mental case and her psychiatrist is none other than Helen Hayes. Nolan Wainwright 4 episodes, Feb 25, Teddy rated it liked it.
Interestingly, though Hailey has become somewhat absurd and the writing now often pains me, it is still utterly absorbing. There are two specific things which are still fresh in my mind about this book. This is the story of the happenings at a major bank. Money Changers is about the banking business, especially corporate banking. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Juanita Nunez 4 episodes, Patrick O’Neal Roscoe is manipulated into making a large, illegal and toxic loan to Supranational Corporation SuNatCoa multinational conglomerate loosely based on International Telephone and Telegraphwith certain elements of Penn Central run by the powerful, unscrupulous CEO, G.
Moonbeam 2 episodes, Lincoln Kibbee Afterall, the pacing is even and he never gets boring even at his worst. Want to Read saving…. Crimes seem less sophisticated.
The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey
Fergus Gatwick 4 episodes, Leonardo Cimino Two high-ranking executives groomed for the succession begin their personal combat for the position. George Quartermain 4 episodes, My all-time favorite TV shows excluding reality shows and made-for-TV features. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and moneycuangers them in our Pro Connect email alert.
I found this book interesting, well written and another great book by this author. 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. The characters have a pre feel with clearly defined heroes and villains. Nolan Wainwright, the bank’s Head of Security, obviously won’t hire him to work directly for the bank, but with the moneychaners 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 to Juanita Nunez, who had forgiven him after he came to see her and apologize for what he did.
Archived from the original on 18 November Edwina Dorsey 4 episodes, Percy Rodrigues Stanley Inchbeck 4 episodes, Hailey made a career with scrupulously researched dramas of workplaces, set monneychangers hotels Hotelairports Airport and the motor industry Wheels. It’s as if people are more into the supernatural or the very personal and are not as interested in society as a whole. Quotes from The Money-changers. Celia Vandervoort 4 episodes, No trivia or quizzes yet.
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Return to Book Page. Oct 29, Debapriya Ghosh rated it really liked it Shelves: George Quartermain 4 episodes, Helen Hayes Arthur Hailey’s the Moneychangers — 7. Though quite a few things have changed in how banks and financial system works today, but the core concepts still remain relevant, jus Reread this after a long time. As the novel begins, the position of CEO of one of America’s largest banks, First Mercantile American very loosely based on the Bank of Americaalthough it is located in a Midwestern American city loosely drawing mostly from Cincinnati, Ohio during the first 5 chapters of the book, it only describes the bank’s location as a state in “the Midwest” and the state itself is never identified is about to become vacant due to the terminal illness of Ben Roselli, the incumbent chief, whose grandfather founded the bank.
Jan 05, L. Had a good plot that kept my interest. This book is about an American bank First Mercantile American in s. If everybody comes to ask their money back at the same time, no Bank would be able to return it and would go bankrupt. Edwina Dorsey 4 episodes, Estela Nunez 3 episodes, You’ll see pros Like Kirk Douglas and Christopher Plummer in a quite credible battle over the presidency of a bank. She is released, but uses her photographic memory to count the amount of time she spent blindfolded in the car and the movements it made, and as a result is able to lead police to the safe house where Eastin was being held and tortured.
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.
Arthur Hailey managed to predict such a major change in banking. Topics Culture A book that changed me.