Top producer: a novel of dark money, greed, and friendship

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In a world that moves as fast as finance does, top producers have to think three steps ahead and make snap decisions. Theirs is a blurred version of reality, one that conceals moves as much as it rewards the bold ones. All too easily, scams can be disguised as success, and plotting can be mistaken for killer instincts. And as Grove O'Rourke finds out, "Nothing obscures vulnerability like success. Nothing that is, except for friendships." But this book isn't about stocks and bonds-it's about people. It's about Grove O'Rourke, top producer at the investment firm of Sachs, Kidder, and Carnegie, and about his best friend, Charlie Kelemen, whose spectacular murder is carried out in front of hundreds of horrified party-goers at the opening of the novel. It's about Charlie's widow, who comes to Grove for help after her husband's death, even though she's hiding a dark secret. And it's about how money-vast sums of money-can cover up even the most glaring imperfections in relationships and fool everyone. Well, almost everyone. With the ease of someone who has lived in the world of top producers, Norb Vonnegut has crafted a sharp, dark thriller that will make you think-and then double-check your investments.
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title_display Top producer : a novel of dark money, greed, and friendship
title_full Top Producer A Novel of Dark Money, Greed, and Friendship, Top producer : a novel of dark money, greed, and friendship [electronic resource] / Norb Vonnegut, Top producer [sound recording] / Norb Vonnegut
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title_sub a novel of dark money, greed, and friendship
topic_facet Fiction, Friendship, Investment advisors, Literature, Murder, Success in business