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The Last Tycoons The Secret History of Lazard Frères & Co. by William D. Cohan

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Published by Broadway .
Written in English


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Number of Pages752
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9690357M
ISBN 100767919793
ISBN 109780767919791

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William D. Cohan is the author of the New York Times bestsellers House of Cards and The Last Tycoons, which won the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award. He is a contributing editor at Vanity Fair, has a biweekly opinion column in the New York Times, and writes frequently for the Financial.   In this segment from the March edition of BetterManagement TODAY, Michael Vaughan reviews William D. Cohan's book "The Last Tycoons: The Secret History of Lazard Frères & Co.". The Last Tycoons is a tale of vaulting ambitions, whispered advice, worldly mistresses, In fact, The Last Tycoons bears a striking resemblance to F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Last Tycoon.” —New York Times Book Review “Breezy and highly readable For those of us who enjoy high-level gossip (most people) and an inside look at the. From the best-selling, prize-winning author of The Last Tycoons and House of Cards, a revelatory history of Goldman Sachs, the most dominant, feared, and controversial investment bank in the m D. Cohan has constructed a vivid narrative that looks behind the veil of secrecy to reveal how Goldman has become so profitable - and so powerful.