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Casino Moscow

Autor: Brzezinski, Matthew

Editorial: Free Press

Formato:Tapa Suave
Precio de Lista:$14.00
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Casino Moscow : After awakening from its long communist slumber, Russia in the 1990s was a place where everything and everyone was for sale, and fortunes could be made and lost overnight. Into this free-market maelstrom stepped rookie Wall Street Journal reporter Matthew Brzezinski, who was immediately pulled into the mad world of Russian capitalism - where corrupt bankers and fast-talking American carpetbaggers presided over the biggest boom and bust in financial history. Brzezinski's adventures take him from the solid-gold bathroom fixtures of Moscow's elite, to the last stop on the Trans-Siberian railway, where poverty-stricken citizens must buy water by the pail from the local crime lord, and back to civilization, to stumble into a drunken birthday bash for an ultra-nationalist politico. It's an irreverent, lurid, and hilarious account of one man's tumultuous trek through a capitalist market gone haywire - and a nation whose uncertain future is marked by boundless hope and foreboding despair.


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ISBN 13:9780684869773
ISBN 10:0684869772
Formato:Tapa Suave
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:317
Tamaño:8.40" l x 5.50" w x 0.80" h
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