Straight to Hell

True Tales of Deviance, Debauchery, and Billion-Dollar Deals
CD - unabridged
Audio (7 discs)
Product Number: BN10882
Released: Sep 20, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781511356732
Narrator/s: Scott Aiello
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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"Darkly funny, remarkably revealing, and utterly unapologetic, Straight to Hell is John LeFevre's own account of his adventures as a globe-conquering investment banker whose career spanned New York, London, and Hong Kong. Sitting above the "Chinese Wall" separating investment banking and sales and trading, in a senior position with a unique vantage point, LeFevre did billion-dollar deals with sovereign borrowers, prestigious multinational corporations, and every bank on Wall Street, not to mention Chinese tycoons and Indonesian thugs, and shot up the ranks to be one of the most prolific bond syndicate managers in Asia. He also got banned from the Four Seasons, where he was living at the time, totaled his brand-new Maserati, and indulged in riotous debauchery on and off the trading floor. Hundreds of thousands follow LeFevre's @GSElevator Twitter account; Goldman Sachs launched an internal investigation into his tweets, and when his true identity was revealed, it created a national media firestorm-but that was only part of the story. Straight to Hell delves deep inside an industry that is both envied and reviled, taking you from the training programs, trading floors, and roadshows to private planes, shady deals, and after-hours overindulgence. This is not a moralistic tale of redemption. Full of shocking rule-breaking, frat-boyish antics, and win-at-all-costs schemes, Straight to Hell brazenly pulls back the curtain on the deviant and absolutely excessive world of finance. Also included are some of the best lines from @GSElevator, created and curated by LeFevre. Prepare yourself and buckle up, because this is one of the most entertaining and eye-opening books ever written about the world of finance. "

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Author(s): John LeFevre
Product Number EB00640818
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Grove Atlantic
ISBN: #9780802192080

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