Money is the deadliest weapon of all...
The evidence against him is overwhelming. The prison term he's facing will last the rest of his life. And inside a country built on secrecy, Charles Black, former Chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, has only one choice. He's about to go on the run: running for his freedom, and for the truth. Accused of almost half a billion dollars' worth of fraud, Charles Black knows he's innocent-but doesn't know that he's been made a pawn in the ultimate set-up...
From the hushed halls of the most secretive institutions in the world-Swiss banks-to the high-risk derivatives market, from the emerald coast of Sardinia to the Alaska wilderness, one man is fighting a labyrinth of danger, money, and power-and against one, unseen enemy who has been pulling all the strings...
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Praise for Paul Erdman:
"Erdman writes of money the way other novelists write of spies." --Denver Post "Paul Erdman is the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle of Global Finance." --Financial World "Paul Erdman is the king of the financial thriller." --Publishers Weekly "Erdman has carved a unique niche in the thriller market with a succession of novels set in the world of high finance, where crimes are committed with green, not guns." --Washington Times
Praise for The Set-Up:
"When it comes to the financial thriller, no author comes close to...Paul Erdman, who is always on the cutting edge and always terrifying...Erdman offers up a dandy plot, with interesting characters...His descriptions of financial dealings, computer transfers, paper trails and the like are as scary as a Stephen King thriller or the daily front page." --San Francisco Examiner "There is action aplenty and some satisfying vengeful twists." --The Orlando Sentinel "Still in fine form, old pro Erdman produces another larky fiscal thriller...Capital entertainment for Erdman's many fans...An always-absorbing story." --Kirkus Reviews "Among financial thriller writers, Erdman rules not only as the first but also as the most adept at demystifying both the secrets of money and the minds of those who know those secrets...readers partial to monetary mayhem will find this a satisfying way to spend, or even invest, a few hours of their time." --Publishers Weekly "Erdman is a master at using his expertise in international finance to create a tale of high risk and edge-of-the-chair suspense...the plot is intriguing." --Library JournalAbout the Author:
Paul Erdman is an award-winning New York Times bestselling author, as well as a financial writer, international financier, and founder of a Swiss bank. His previous books include The Silver Bears, The Crash of '79, The Panic of '89, and Zero Coupon. He lives in California.
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Buchbeschreibung St. Martin's Press, 1998. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Gebraucht. Gebraucht - Gut - 420 pp. Artikel-Nr. INF3002395872