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The Smartest Guys in the Room: The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enro…

What went wrong with American business at the end of the 20th century?

Until the spring of 2001, Enron epitomized the triumph of the New Economy. Feared by rivals, worshipped by investors, Enron seemingly could do no wrong. Its profits rose every year; its stock price surged ever upward; its leaders were hailed as visionaries.

Then a young Fortune writer, Bethany McLean, wrote an article posing a simple question – how, exactly, does Enron make its money?

Within a year Enron was facing…

The Smartest Guys In The Room

Pub Date : 2003 | Author : Bethany McLean | Publisher : Portfolio (Hardcover)

ISBN 10 : UCSC:32106016462084
ISBN 13 :

An account of the rise and fall of Enron draws on a wide range of sources while revealing the contributions of lesser-known participants in the scandal...

The Smartest Guys In The Room

Pub Date : 2004 | Author : Bethany McLean | Publisher : Penguin Books, Limited (UK)

ISBN 10 : 0141011459
ISBN 13 : 9780141011455

The fall of Enron was much more than a business scandal. Not only did the events of October 2001 have a more damaging effect on the markets than 9/11 but, like Watergate, it was an..

Conspiracy Of Fools

Pub Date : 2005-03-14 | Author : Kurt Eichenwald | Publisher : Broadway Books

ISBN 10 : 0767911806
ISBN 13 : 9780767911801

From an award-winning New York Times reporter comes the full, mind-boggling story of the lies, crimes, and ineptitude behind the Enron scandal that imperiled a presidency, destroye..


Pub Date : 2004 | Author : Alex Hahn | Publisher : Billboard Books

ISBN 10 : 0823077497
ISBN 13 : 9780823077496

Drawing upon hundreds of interviews and using many sources unavailable to others, author Alex Hahn has created a page-turning biography on one of the most dynamic, talented, and co..

The Death Shift

Pub Date : 2016-01-12 | Author : Peter Elkind | Publisher : Diversion Books

ISBN 10 : 9781682301586
ISBN 13 : 1682301583

One of the most shocking and insidious cases in the history of medicine: the crimes of one nurse were hidden by a hospital for years... It’s 1980, and Genene Jones is working the..

Den Of Thieves

Pub Date : 2012-11-20 | Author : James B. Stewart | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781439126202
ISBN 13 : 1439126208

A #1 bestseller from coast to coast, Den of Thieves tells the full story of the insider-trading scandal that nearly destroyed Wall Street, the men who pulled it off, and the chase ..

All The Devils Are Here

Pub Date : 2011-08-30 | Author : Bethany McLean | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9781101551059
ISBN 13 : 1101551054

"Hell is empty, and all the devils are here." -Shakespeare, The Tempest As soon as the financial crisis erupted, the finger-pointing began. Should the blame fall on Wall Street, Ma..

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