Barbarians at the Gate: The Fall of RJR Nabisco Audible Audiobook – Unabridged
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“One of the finest, most compelling accounts of what happened to corporate America and Wall Street in the 1980s.” (New York Times Book Review)
A number-one New York Times best seller 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 20 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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|Listening Length||22 hours and 18 minutes|
|Author||Bryan Burrough, John Helyar|
|Narrator||Eric Jason Martin|
|Audible.ca Release Date||June 22 2021|
|Best Sellers Rank|| #5,244 in Audible Books & Originals (See Top 100 in Audible Books & Originals) |
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Reviewed in Canada on October 16, 2020
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This is a rollicking read, fast paced and absorbing. The characters are intriguing, fascinating and downright ugly. Yet the story, especially for a supposedly dull subject, grips you and pulls you in.
You will entertained, disgusted, angry and ride a rollercoaster of emotions but you will not be bored.