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Serpent on the rock

by Kurt Eichenwald

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Published by Broadway Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Prudential-Bache Securities, Inc. -- Corrupt practices.,
    • Securities fraud -- United States -- Case studies.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKurt Eichenwald.
      GenreCase studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6769 .E39 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3426358M
      ISBN 100767923847, 0767920546
      LC Control Number2005050158

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Drawing on a wealth of authoritative sources, New York Times correspondent Eichenwald offers a tellingly detailed account of the long-lived scandal and its enormous toll. In roughly. However, "Serpent on the Rock" strikes me as equal to "Conspiracy of Fools" and quite possibly better than "The Informant" - though the latter is really a different sort of book and isn't entirely comparable.

At any rate, for me "Serpent on the Rock" cements Mr. Eichenwald's status as the pre-eminent author of the "Companies Gone Wild" genre /5(35).

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Editorial Reviews. ABSORBING A PAGE-TURNER THE BOOK IS GREAT FUN TO READ As a tale of ego and greed on Wall Street, Serpent on the Rock is up there with Barbarians at the Gate.

—USA Today A COMPELLING TALE, richly laced with details, that shows how trust can be quickly tapped for huge profits by unscrupulous advisers.4/4(4).

About Serpent on the Rock. A real-life thriller—the story of kickbacks and payoffs, of shady deals struck in secret with known felons; a story in which half a million people lose enormous sums—some their life’s savings—in the largest securities fraud of the s, with names like Onassis and Bush numbered among the victims.

"Serpent on the Rock" is the first of Kurt Eichenwald's investigative works on the greed of corporate America. Eichenwald has made quite a reputation for himself dealing with large firms and the chain-of-mistakes that cause them to be disgraced.

All three of /5. Title: Serpent on the Rock Published by: Broadway Books Release Date: Decem Pages: ISBN Buy the Book: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, IndieBound, Books-A-Million Overview.

A real-life thriller—the story of kickbacks and payoffs, of shady deals struck in secret with known felons; a story in which half a million people lose enormous.

Serpent On The Rock book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Examines the current state of the Catholic Church, and attempts /5. Serpent on the Rock His last book, the highly praised Conspiracy of Fools, was a New York Times bestseller.

His book The Informant is currently in development as a major motion picture. Eichenwald lives in Dallas with his wife and three children.

Bibliographic information.5/5(2). Kurt Alexander Eichenwald (born J ) is an American journalist and a New York Times bestselling author of five books, one of which, The Informant (), was made into a motion picture in Formerly he was a senior writer and investigative reporter with The New York Times, Condé Nast's business magazine, Portfolio, and later was a contributing editor with Alma mater: Swarthmore College.

Additional material published Jan. 24, Corrections and clarifications.A book review of "Serpent on the Rock" that appeared in the Nov. 20 Business section inaccurately paraphrased the author. Serpent on the Rock: A Personal View of Christianity Hardcover – December 1, by Alice Thomas Ellis (Author) › Visit Amazon's Alice Thomas Ellis Page.

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The Lord sent fiery serpents among the people and they bit the people, so that many people of Israel died. So the people came to Moses and said, “We have sinned, because we have spoken against the Lord and you; intercede with the Lord, that He may remove the serpents from us.”And Moses interceded for the people.

Then the Lord said to Moses, “Make a fiery serpent, and set. The serpent lurks in unexpected places (Genesis ; Ecclesiastes ; Amos ). Serpents may be charmed (Psalms ; Ecclesiastes ; Jeremiah ). Among four wonderful things is "the way of a serpent upon a rock" (Proverbs ).

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