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Financial legend Barton Biggs' fictional account of the hedgeworld and the broader workings of Wall Street

Barton Biggs' latest book is an inspirational rags to richesstory of drive and financial talent. Told through the eyes of afictional insider, this engaging story provides a detailed look atthe hedge fund business in the late 1990s and through the firstdecade of the twenty-first century.

A Tale From the Hedge Fund World chronicles the life of apoor boy who ends up amassing more wealth than he ever thoughtpossible. From studying Wall Street charts while sitting on thesidelines of football practice to realizing how so much money canbe made in a short period of time, this book provides a bird's eyeview of the inner workings of Wall Street and what it takes to makeit there.

  • Puts the word of hedge funds in perspective and reveals thecompetitive and lucrative nature of this field
  • Other titles by Biggs: Hedgehogging and Wealth, War& Wisdom
  • Also describes the bursting of the mortgage bubble and thegreat financial crisis that followed

No one knows more about the hedge fund world of the past twentyyears than Barton Biggs. His new fable offers an entertaining lookat this field and those who aspire to excel within it.

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