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1001 Ridiculous Ways to Lose a Fortune

By Wayne Williams

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Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
Other Information: Illustrations
Published In: UK, 01 October 2009
You'll find hundreds of entertaining accounts of financial misadventure in "1001 Ridiculous Ways To Lose a Fortune" - the greatest collection of funny, crazy and mind-boggling stories of financial loss ever assembled. The trader who went on holiday with a stock trade open, and came back to discover he'd lost a fortune; the fat-cat director who ruined himself and his huge firm by cracking the wrong joke; the ill-fated holder of the world's greatest casino loss playing baccarat - they're all here in this hilarious new book. "1001 Ridiculous Ways To Lose a Fortune" is nothing less than a fascinating investigation into the darkly humorous nether regions that our society is built on and is especially relevant given the global recession that shows no sign of easing up.

Table of Contents

As well as a staggering array of financial blunders, bad decisions, foolish moves and sheer crazy bad luck, you'll also find a fascination collection of unique top tens covering all sorts of areas: Top Ten Reasons Not To Trust The Money Men, Top Ten Spectacularly Poor Calls, Top Ten Horrible Hires, Top Ten Poetic Ruinations, Top Ten Hideous Coincidences, and many more.

As well as a staggering array of financial blunders, bad decisions, foolish moves and sheer crazy bad luck, you'll also find a fascination collection of unique top tens covering all sorts of areas: Top Ten Reasons Not To Trust The Money Men, Top Ten Spectacularly Poor Calls, Top Ten Horrible Hires, Top Ten Poetic Ruinations, Top Ten Hideous Coincidences, and many more.

About the Author

Wayne Williams has been writing for magazines for over 18 years. He is a full-time freelancer, writing primarily for technology and travel magazines. Darren Allan has been a freelance journalist for a large range of computer magazines and websites for the past eight years. Williams and Allan are the co-authors of The Crap Old Days.

EAN: 9781853757426
ISBN: 185375742X
Publisher: Prion Books Ltd
Dimensions: 19 x 12 centimetres (0.42 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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