Wall Street Stories: Introduction by Jack Schwager

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-04-24
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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The 1901 investment masterpiece from the bestselling author of Reminiscences of a Stock Operator The rarest and most-prized work published by Edwin Lefeacute;vre, Wall Street Stories is a delightful literary romp through the habits and customs of 19th century Wall Street. Now, this timeless work is being reissued in a fantastically lush new edition befitting this masterwork. In his distinctive and humorous style, Lefeacute;vre gives us a glimpse into the gilded age of Wall Street through fictional characters who are actually thinly veiled portraits of well-known investing personalities, such as James R. Keene, Elverton R. Chapman, Roswell Pettibone Flower, and Daniel Drew. With this republished edition, all those who read Lefeacute;vre's Reminiscences of a Stock Operator (Wiley, 2006) will be introduced to the work that launched Lefevre's literary career.

Author Biography

Edwin Lefévre (1871-1943) was an American journalist, author, and statesman most noted for his writing on Wall Street. Appointed an Ambassador of the United States by President Howard Taft in 1909, he served in posts in a number of countries, including Italy, France, and Spain. At the end of his diplomatic career in 1913, Lefévre returned to his home in Vermont where he resumed his literary work, writing novels and contributing short stories for magazines such as The Saturday Evening Post and McClure's.

Table of Contents

The Woman and Her Bonds
The Break in Turpentine
The Tipster
A Philanthropic Whisper
The Man Who Won
The Lost Opportunity Pike's Peak or Bust
A Theological Tipster
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