Barbarians at the Gate: The Fall of Rjr Nabisco

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9780060920388: Barbarians at the Gate: The Fall of Rjr Nabisco

With a stake of $25 billion, the battle for control of Nabisco during October and November of 1988 was ruthless. This is an account of the largest corporate takeover bid in American history, and the results of a Wall Street gamble which are still affecting the world of international business.

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"The most piercing and compelling narrative of a deal to date."--Boston Globe

"The fascinating inside story of the largest corporate takeover in American history... It reads like a novel."--Today Show

"Impressive qualities... delicious scenes... a cinematic yet extraordinarily careful book."--Ken Auletta, New York Daily News

"A superlative book...steadily builds suspense until the very end."--Los Angeles Times Book Review

"It's hard to imagine a better story...and it's hard to imagine a better account"--Chicago Tribune

It s hard to imagine a better story...and it s hard to imagine a better account --Chicago Tribune"

A superlative book...steadily builds suspense until the very end. --Los Angeles Times Book Review"

The fascinating inside story of the largest corporate takeover in American history It reads like a novel. --Today Show"

The most piercing and compelling narrative of a deal to date. --Boston Globe"

Impressive qualities... delicious scenes... a cinematic yet extraordinarily careful book. --Ken Auletta, New York Daily News"

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'This is the eye-popping truth about greed on a JCB scale. Mouthwatering stuff'Griff Rhys Jones, The Top Ten Best Non-Fiction Books for Men, The Independent, October 2003

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