Barbarians at the Gate

An enduring masterpiece of investigative journalism by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar, it includes a new afterword by the authors that brings this remarkable story of greed and double-dealings up to date twenty years after the famed deal.

Barbarians at the Gate

“One of the finest, most compelling accounts of what happened to corporate America and Wall Street in the 1980’s.” —New York Times Book Review A #1 New York Times bestseller and arguably the best business narrative ever written, Barbarians at the Gate is the classic account of the fall of RJR Nabisco. An enduring masterpiece of investigative journalism by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar, it includes a new afterword by the authors that brings this remarkable story of greed and double-dealings up to date twenty years after the famed deal. The Los Angeles Times calls Barbarians at the Gate, “Superlative.” The Chicago Tribune raves, “It’s hard to imagine a better story...and it’s hard to imagine a better account.” And in an era of spectacular business crashes and federal bailouts, it still stands as a valuable cautionary tale that must be heeded.

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Barbarians at the Gate
Language: en
Pages: 624
Authors: Bryan Burrough, John Helyar
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-13 - Publisher: Harper Collins

“One of the finest, most compelling accounts of what happened to corporate America and Wall Street in the 1980’s.” —New York Times Book Review A #1 New York Times bestseller and arguably the best business narrative ever written, Barbarians at the Gate is the classic account of the fall of
Barbarians at the Gate
Language: en
Pages: 557
Authors: Bryan Burrough, John Helyar
Categories: Conglomerate corporations
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Random House

"Barbarians at the Gate" is the classic account of the defining takeover in Wall Street merger history. The authors' gripping record of the frenzy that overtook Wall Street, in fall of 1988, gives a richly textured social history of wealth at the twilight of the Reagan era.
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Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Bookspan
Categories: Conglomerate corporations
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher:

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Barbarians at the Gate
Language: en
Pages: 221
Authors: Leonard Woolf
Categories: Civilization
Type: BOOK - Published: 1939 - Publisher: London, V. Gollancz

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Barbarians at the Gates of the Public Library
Language: en
Pages: 139
Authors: Ed D'Angelo
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-02 - Publisher: Library Juice Press, LLC

Barbarians at the Gates of the Public Library is a philosophical and historical analysis of how the rise of consumerism has led to the decline of the original mission of public libraries to sustain and promote democracy through civic education. Through a reading of historical figures such as Plato, Helvetius,