Liar's Poker contains in part an autobiographical account of Michael Lewis's own experience just before and during his time in Salomon Brothers. The book also followed the rise and fall of Salomon Brothers, mainly focusing on the mortgage bond department whose fortune closely traced the speculative bubble in various mortgage backed securities in the 80s. (The current subprime crisis indeed.
Liar's Poker (1999) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.Liar’s Poker is the culmination of those heady, frenzied years—a behind-the-scenes look at a unique and turbulent time in American business. From the frat-boy camaraderie of the forty-first-floor trading room to the killer instinct that made ambitious young men gamble everything on a high-stakes game of bluffing and deception, here is Michael Lewis’s knowing and hilarious insider’s.Liar’s Poker recasts the bluffing spirit of the game of poker into an I Doubt It-style affair, doing away with the gambling aspect altogether. That makes it an excellent game for younger players, or to familiarize new players with the poker hands. It can be played with two to eight players, but is best with three to five.
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Liar’s Poker is a card game based on probability, memory, and deception. It can be played with 2 or more people, with 8 being a good maximum. 4-6 is ideal, in which case a game typically lasts 20-45 minutes. Everyone starts with two cards, hidden from the other players. Each person takes turns guessing what they think is the highest poker hand that exists at the table by combining all of the.
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Liar's Poker is a non-fiction, semi-autobiographical book by Michael Lewis describing the author's experiences as a bond salesman on Wall Street during the late 1980s. First published in 1989, it is considered one of the books that defined Wall Street during the 1980s, along with Bryan Burrough and John Helyar's Barbarians at the Gate: The Fall of RJR Nabisco, and the fictional The Bonfire of.
Funny, frightening, breathless and heartless, Liar's Poker is a now fabled story of hysterical greed and excessive ambition, one that is now more potent and enthralling than ever. The original classic that revealed the truth about ambition, greed and excess in London and Wall Street, by the author of the number one bestsellers The Big Short and Flash Boys. 'If you thought Gordon Gekko of the.
Though Liar's Poker has not yet been made into a film, Lewis is currently in discussions with Warner Bros. about a film adaptation. BOOK EXCERPT FROM CHAPTER 3 OF THE QUICKLET ON LIAR'S POKER But all that began to change in late 1979. Michael compares making money on Wall Street to eating the stuffing out of a turkey; first somebody must stuff the turkey. In 1979, the bond turkey started.
Michael Lewis, the author of Boomerang, Liar’s Poker, The New New Thing, Moneyball, The Blind Side, Panic, Home Game and The Big Short, among other works, lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife, Tabitha Soren, and their three children.
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About Liar’s Poker. It was wonderful to be young and working on Wall Street in the 1980s: never had so many twenty-four-year-olds made so much money in so little time. In this shrewd and wickedly funny audiobook, Michael Lewis describes an astonishing era and his own rake’s progress through a powerful investment bank. From an unlikely beginning (art history at Princeton?) he rose in two.
Liar's Poker. word type: noun. This game bears little resemblance to traditional poker, although it does share some strategic elements, like probability and bluffing, as well as a touch of psychology. A book by Michael Lewis named after the game, published in 1989 about bond traders on Wall Street. How to Play. Two or more players place bids using the serial numbers from dollar bills.
He writes regularly as a journalist and is the author of several books, including the international bestseller, LIAR'S POKER.Michael Lewis was born in New Orleans and educated at Princeton University and the London School of Economics. He has written several books including the international bestseller, Liar's Poker, widely considered the book that defined Wall Street during the 1980s. Lewis.