Climax: The Day Henry Ross Perot Lost $450 Million. Fair Exchange: The Year the Amex Delisted the Old Guard Romans. The Last Gatsby: Recessional for Edward M. Gilbert. Palmy Days and Low Rumblings: Early Warnings Along Wall Street. Northern Exposure: Early Warnings Along Bay Street. The Birth of Go-Go: The Rise of a Proper Chinese Bostonian. The Conglomerateurs: Corporate Chutzpah and Creative Accounting. The Enormous Back Room: Drugs, Fails, and Chaos Among the Clerks. Go-Go at High Noon: The View from Trinity Church. Confrontation: Steinberg/Leasco vs. Renchard/Chemical Bank. Revelry Before Waterloo: The Time of the Great Garbage Market. The 1970 Crash: To the Edge of the Abyss. Saving Graces: The Invisible Samaritans of Wall Street. The Go-Go Years. Notes on Sources. Index.
JOHN BROOKS was an award-winning New Yorker staff writer and author of several critically acclaimed explorations of business and Wall Street, including Once in Golconda (a Wiley Investment Classic), The Games Players, Business Adventures, and The Fate of the Edsel.