The match king : : Ivar Kreuger, the financial genius behind a century of Wall Street scandals

Title The match king : : Ivar Kreuger, the financial genius behind a century of Wall Street scandals
Names Partnoy, Frank.
Book Number DB106529
Title Status Download Only
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Former investment banker profiles Swedish immigrant Ivar Kreuger, who made a fortune by raising money in America and lending it to companies in Europe in exchange for matchstick monopolies. Partnoy examines the revelations of Kreuger's business practices after his suicide in 1932 and their continuing impact into the twenty-first century. 2009.
Narrator Wallace, Bill.
Local Subject Crime & True Detective - CRI
General Non-Fiction - GNF
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Business - BUS
Audience Notes Male narrator.
LC Subject Businesspeople - Sweden - Biography
Capitalists and financiers - Sweden - Biography
Commercial criminals - Sweden - Biography
International finance - Corrupt practices - History
Match industry - Sweden - History
Swindlers and swindling - Sweden - Biography
Nonfiction
Biographies
True crime stories
Call Number 364.168092 B ANF
Language English
Released 2009
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled, Library of Congress, 2009 (Talking Book Publishers, recording studio)
Original Publication Recorded from: New York : PublicAffairs, c2009. 9780786741540
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