The Resource Blown : a novel, Mark Haskell Smith

Blown : a novel, Mark Haskell Smith

Label
Blown : a novel
Title
Blown
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Mark Haskell Smith
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Bryan LeBlanc worked his way up into a plum position on Wall Street as the boy genius of the foreign exchange desk. Surrounded by acolytes of the free market, the true believers, the U.S. Marines of capitalism--"the few, the proud, the completely full of themselves"--Bryan soon realizes that being honest at a dishonest job is not the path to success. He decides to give Wall Street a taste of its own medicine and hatches an intricate plan to disappear permanently with just enough misappropriated money--and sailing classes--to spend his golden years cruising the Caribbean. Bryan quickly learns that being a criminal, even a really smart one, is more complicated than he thought. He finds himself on the run in the Cayman Islands, wanted for murder. Wickedly funny, ribald, and sharp-eyed, BLOWN starts as a simple case of embezzlement and explodes into a fatal high-stakes gamble for money and the pursuit of happiness
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Mark Haskell
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Corruption
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Young men
  • Scandals
  • Adventure and adventurers
  • Embezzlement
  • Murder
  • Wall Street (New York, N.Y.)
Label
Blown : a novel, Mark Haskell Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
223 pages
Isbn
9780802128140
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Blown : a novel, Mark Haskell Smith
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
223 pages
Isbn
9780802128140
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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