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    • Wall Street

    • A History, Updated Edition
    • By: Charles R. Geisst
    • Narrated by: Stephen McLaughlin
    • Length: 27 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 97
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 88

    Wall Street is an unending source of legend - and nightmares. It is a universal symbol of both the highest aspirations of economic prosperity and the basest impulses of greed and deception. Charles R. Geisst's Wall Street is at once a chronicle of the street itself - from the days when the wall was merely a defensive barricade built by Peter Stuyvesant - and an engaging economic history of the United States, a tale of profits and losses, enterprising spirits, and key figures that transformed America into the most powerful economy in the world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Many books in one; best linking of stories, eras

    • By Philo on 03-23-14

    Regular price: $39.95