[BOOKS] ✯ Betrayal ✹ Andrew Kirtzman – Ebats.us

Betrayal Accurate And Highly Readable Wall Street Journal Emmy Award Winning Journalist Andrew Kirtzman, Explores The Life And Lies Of Bernie Madoff In Betrayal An In Depth, Personal Look At The Architect Of The Biggest Financial Fraud In History The New York Times Calls Betrayal, A Novelistic, You Are There Sort Of Narrative, And The Shocking Story Of The King Of The Swindlers And His Hundreds Of Celebrity And Corporation Victims, And The Everyday People Who Tragically Invested Their Life Savings With Him Does Indeed Read Like A Page Turning Thriller But It S All Amazingly, Disturbingly True.

[BOOKS] ✯ Betrayal  ✹ Andrew Kirtzman – Ebats.us
  • Hardcover
  • 320 pages
  • Betrayal
  • Andrew Kirtzman
  • English
  • 16 November 2017
  • 0061870765

    10 thoughts on “[BOOKS] ✯ Betrayal ✹ Andrew Kirtzman – Ebats.us


  1. says:

    I really enjoyed this book it wasn t focused on the intricacies of finance, but it gave a great account of Bernie Madoff s rise and fall, and it read like a novel It was amazing to hear the various accounts of people who were duped by Madoff and those who suspected h...


  2. says:

    There is a great deal of technical money trading economics in the book With that said, it wasn t difficult to follow and understand Bernie Madoff was as corrupt as they come He swindled billions from people Unfortunately, in my opinion, and from reading this account, his victims were all ...


  3. says:

    This book chronicles the amazing breadth and depth of Madoff s crimes It was a real page turner for me as the psychology of the scam s perpetrator and also his victims is fascinating If I were a psychologist, I could spend a career exploring the psychological processes in play here.


  4. says:

    Very interesting and highly readable.


  5. says:

    This is a very well written account of the Bernie Madoff fraud that is great for non financial professionals because the book isn t too technical It s a pretty quick read.


  6. says:

    When the economy began to fall into disrepair in 2008, I was shocked to hear of Bernie Madoff s ponzi scheme The depth of his depravity was like watching a car crash I read every piece in the New Yorker, Economist, and every piece in the Vanity Fair series written about him, his family, his employees, and investors Over the course of the last 3 years, I watched several documentaries about him So, when I found this book at Borders during its liquidation phase, I immediately grabbed it and put When the economy began to fall into disrepair in 2008, I was shocked to hear of Bernie Madoff s ponzi scheme The depth of his depravity was like watching a car crash I read every piece in the New Yorker, Economist, and every piece in the Vanity Fair series written about him, his family, his employees, and investors Over the course of the last 3 years, I watched several documentaries about him So, when I found this book at Borders during its liquidation phase, I immediately grabbed it and put it with my books to buy I didn t read it for almost a year, and I lent it to my father when he requested a book to read He loved it instantly and started reading passages out loud to me He read it in record time and returned it with an exhortation to me You MUST read this book NOW I began reading it that evening I was thoroughly pleased with Andrew Kirtzman s book from page 1 The depth of his research is astounding, and it truly is a blow by blow of Madoff s life and schemes beginnin...


  7. says:

    A Ponzi scheme is one where no investments are made The scheme is maintained by ensuring new people pay into it This money is then distributed to the members of the scheme that were already investing The Ponzi operator skims off his percentage as the money flows When the investors stop, the fund collapses as there is no capital left.Bernie Madoff was the Ponzi King of Wall Street He had enormous wealth and influence, firstly in the New York Je...


  8. says:

    I couldn t resist being drawn into this journalistic account of the whole Madoff debacle How can one person deceive so many of the world s wealthiest and most prominent people Not to mention competitors, muckraking journalists, the SEC, and all members of his family, many of whom worked for him and were with him on a daily basis Even his wife was kept in the dark about what was going on No one ever uncovered the scam it failed only when the economy tanked in 2008 and Madoff could not cover I couldn...


  9. says:

    At work, I sit next to the author of this book Andrew Kirtzman wrote a gem here Despite my voracious appetite for reading about the financial crisis, I had not spent anytime reading the news about Bernie Madoff amid the larger financial turmoil Reading this book caught me up and gave me a view into just how badly Madoff s ponzi scheme really was In this book the reader is taken on a tour of what it was like to grow up in 50 60s NYC and Long Island as a Jew and how that cultural upbringing pl At work, I sit next to the author of this book Andrew Kirtzman wrote a gem here Despite my voracious appetite for reading about the financial crisis, I had not spent anytime reading the news about Bernie Madoff amid the larger financial turmoil Reading this book caught me up and gave me a vi...


  10. says:

    As whistleblower books go, this one was very well written and researched For me, the story of Bernie Madoff is the best real life financial thriller since Enron Just when you think that you ve seen the worst with Enron employees behind closed doors shredding documents before the Feds show up here comes Madoff Associates sending out, on a monthly basis, COMPLETELY fabricated statements Not only that but for Y E A R S Geez, I don t know how the Madoffs sleep at night I enjoyed read As whistleblower books go, this one was very well written and researched For me, the story of Bernie Madoff is the best real life financial thriller ...

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