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    Rigged: The True Story of an Ivy League Kid Who Changed the World of Oil, from Wall Street to Dubai (CD-Audio) By (author) Ben Mezrich, Read by Ben Mezrich

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    DescriptionFrom the author who brought you the massive New York Times bestseller Bringing Down the House, this is the startling rags-to-riches story of an Italian-American kid from the streets of Brooklyn who claws his way into the wild, frenetic world of the oil exchange.After conquering the hallowed halls of Harvard Business School, he enters the testosterone-laced warrens of the Merc Exchange, the asylumlike oil exchange located in lower Manhattan. A place where billions of dollars trade hands every week, the Merc is like a casino on crack, where former garbagemen become millionaires overnight and where fistfights break out on the trading floor.This ordinary kid has traded Brooklyn for the gold-lined hotel palaces of Dubai. He keeps company on the decks of private yachts in Monte Carlo--teeming with half-naked girls flown in by Saudi sheiks--and makes deals in the dangerous back alleys of Beijing. But the Merc is just a starting place. Taken under the wing of another young gun and partnering with a mysterious young Muslim, the kid embarks on a dangerous adventure to revolutionize the oil trading industry--and, along with it, the world. Rigged is the explicit, exclusive, true story behind the headlines that dominate the world stage.

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    The True Story of an Ivy League Kid Who Changed the World of Oil, from Wall Street to Dubai
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ben Mezrich, Read by Ben Mezrich
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Number of pages: 7
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 153 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 227 g
    ISBN 13: 9780061363597
    ISBN 10: 0061363596

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    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.8
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
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    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 10
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    Libri: I-JA
    BISAC V2.8: BUS070040
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    DC21: 332.64422820
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    LC classification: HD9570.D34 M49 2007B
    BISAC V2.8: BIO003000
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    01 November 2007
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY