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The last tycoons : the secret history of Lazard Frères & Co., William D. Cohan

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The last tycoons : the secret history of Lazard Frères & Co.
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The last tycoons
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the secret history of Lazard Frères & Co.
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William D. Cohan
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eng
Summary
Wall Street investment banks move trillions of dollars a year, make billions in fees, pay their executives in the tens of millions of dollars. But even among the most powerful firms, Lazard Frères & Co. stood apart. Discretion, secrecy, and subtle strategy were its weapons of choice. For more than a century, the mystique and reputation of the "Great Men" who worked there allowed the firm to garner unimaginable profits, social cachet, and outsized influence in the halls of power. But in the mid-1980s, their titanic egos started getting in the way, and the Great Men of Lazard jeopardized all they had built. Author Cohan, himself a former high-level Wall Street banker, takes the reader into the mysterious and secretive world of Lazard and presents a compelling portrait of Wall Street in this tale of vaulting ambitions, whispered advice, worldly mistresses, fabulous art collections, and enormous wealth.--From publisher description
Biography type
contains biographical information
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DLC
Dewey number
332.660944
Index
index present
LC call number
HG2613.N54
LC item number
L39 2007
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
The last tycoons : the secret history of Lazard Frères & Co., William D. Cohan
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 672-714) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
Contents
"Great men" -- "Tomorrow, the Lazard house will go down" -- Original sin -- "You are dealing with greed and power" -- Felix the fixer -- The savior of New York -- The sun king -- Felix for president -- "The cancer is greed" -- The vicar -- The boy wonder -- The franchise -- "Felix loses it" -- "It's a white man's world" -- The heir apparent -- "All the responsibility but none of the authority" -- "He lit up a humongous cigar and puffed it in our faces for half an hour" -- "Lazard may go down like the Titanic" -- Bid-'em-up Bruce -- Civil War -- "The end of a dynasty."
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25 cm
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1st ed.
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742 pages
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9780385514514
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2006025303
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