All the Money in the World: How the Forbes 400 Make--And Spend--Their Fortunes (Compact Disc)
How the Forbes 400 Make--And Spend--Their Fortunes
Random House Audio Publishing Group, 9780739357514
Publication Date: September 4, 2007
From Wall Street to the West Coast, from blue-collar billionaires to blue-blood fortunes, from the Google guys to hedge fund honchos, " All the Money in the World" gives us the lowdown on, among other things: the all-time richest Americans, who made and lost the most money in the past twenty-five years, the fields and industries that have produced the greatest wealth, the biggest risk takers, the most competitive players, the most wasteful family feuds, the trophy wives, the most conspicuous consumers, the biggest art collectors, the most and least generous philanthropists.
Produced in collaboration with "Forbes" magazine, "All the Money in the World" is a vastly entertaining, behind-the-scenes look at today's Big Rich, a subject of enduring fascination to all Americans.
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Praise For All the Money in the World: How the Forbes 400 Make--And Spend--Their Fortunes…
"Studded with tables, charts and sidebars, All the Money in the World is full of rags-to-riches stories and colorful anecdotes that make it as compulsively readable as best sellers like Michael Gross's 740 Park and Steven Gaines's Philistines at the Hedgerow."
--Liesl Schillinger, New York Times
"Fascinating . . . Intriguing . . . Full of colorful characters and meticulous research, this book is inspired, insightful and lots of fun."
"Highly readable and provocative."
--Ron Wynn, Bookpage
"Uncovers a plethora of facts and figures about the superrich. . . goes behind the numbers to study their personalities and psychology, in essence revealing what makes them tick . . . providing enough charts, graphs, and comparisons to satisfy any statistician, and enough gossip on ruthlessness, risk-taking, family squabbles, and scandalous affairs to satisfy the rest of us."
--David Siegfried, Booklist
“Fascinating . . . The text is enhanced by 102 interesting and often humorous sidebars and an alphabetically organized appendix that lists all Forbes 400 members past and present, including each member's number of years on the list, year of highest net worth, and peak net worth.”
--Caroline Geck, Library Journal