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Do You Sincerely Want to Be Rich? by Charles Raw, Godfrey Hodgson and Bruce Page

Do You Sincerely Want to Be Rich? by Charles Raw, Godfrey Hodgson and Bruce Page

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Do You Sincerely Want to Be Rich?

Bernard Cornfeld and IOS: an International Swindle

by Charles Raw, Godfrey Hodgson and Bruce Page

Readers Union, black and white photographic plates, hardcover, dustjacket

Very Good Condition, some edge and shelf wear, some rubbing, bumping to edges and corners, previous owners’ inscription on front endpaper, minor soiling/foxing to fore edges, dustjacket shows some edge and shelf wear with rubbing, bumping, chipping and small tears to edges and corners, minor discolouration (see photographs)

“The rise of Investors Overseas Services (IOS) and its creator, Bernie Cornfeld, was the success story of international finance in the sixties, the proof that the benefits of capitalism, American style, could be extended to the world at large: the crash of its fortunes in spring 1970 shook many of the most august financial institutions of the western world as well as smashing the hopes of thousands upon thousands of investors great and small, from Berlin to Brazil.”

 

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