King Icahn has ratings and 18 reviews. Tony said: This is described as a new and expanded edition, but it disappointingly still ends abruptly in th. Recounts the life of legendary financier Carl Icahn, including his raid on Phillips Petroleum, his takeover of TWA, and more. By the author of Sudden Death: The. : King Icahn: The Biography of a Renegade Capitalist ( ) by Mark Stevens and a great selection of similar New, Used and.

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May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Chronicling the renegade capitalist’s rise from lower middle class roots to the most powerful force on Wall Street and the most feared change agen The only biography ever written — revealing the wildly successful career and the brilliant, eccentric and pugnacious personality of financier Carl Celian Icahn — is now available in a new and expanded 20th anniversary edition.

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Car Icahn, while by no means a “nice” man, was a man who pioneered a form of investing that while railed on in the media is extremely valuable to the economy. The author portrayed Icahn as a master negotiator, financial engineer, and an all cwpitalist street smart money manager. A special order item has limited availability and the seller may source this title from another supplier.

Rather than even finishing that story the final line of the book is a twenty-year-old note that “At the time the book went to press, the terms of the settlement were announced but yet to be signed by all parties. Kindle version has grammar capitakist and the last chapters seem rushed. Kinf makes Biblio different?


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King Icahn: The Biography of a Renegade Capitalist

Badly written, dated, and even then, very empty on the editing front. Icahn is a beast. Carl Icahn’s twitter https: When greenmail fell out of favor, he switched to arbitraging the difference between market and full “control” values by agitating for asset sales. Published May 14th first published June 1st Corporate governance at a substantial amount of companies has very little accountability.

Jul 03, Tirath rated it did not like it. Stevens had unparalleled access to Icahn and his detailing of Icahn’s early investments was particularly interesting to me.

Hyung Wook rated it it was amazing Aug 30, Did you know that sinceBiblio has used its profits to build 12 public libraries in rural villages of South America? Chronicling the renegade capitalist’s rise from lower middle class roots to the most powerful force on Wall Street and the most feared change agent in corporate America, King icahn is a unique and revealing look into the making of a biograpy American fortune. A look back into the deal making frenzy of the 80s with a whole cast of bigger than life characters.

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Sign In Register Help Cart. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp capitzlist. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Are you a frequent reader or book collector? Great book Icahn is fascinating, the book tells it all.


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If you are on a board seat, read this. Didn’t find what you’re looking for? DJ in a fresh mylar sleeve, scarce sought after biography of businessman and corporate raider Carl Icahn p. Best of all, it’s free. Books by Mark Stevens. Danny Cash rated it it was amazing Sep 07, Dan MacKinnon rated it it was amazing Nov 03, Fascinating deep dive into man’s personality The early chapters, setting out Icahn’s early deals, flow well, but once we reach the more complex later deals, Stevens gets bogged down in much too much detail, and the book becomes somewhat of a slog at times.

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