The Moneychangers [Arthur Hailey] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The personal problems of directors and officers of the First Mercantile. Philip Hensher: A book that changed me: Goodness knows why nobody took Arthur Hailey’s blockbuster away from me, but it taught my. The #1 bestselling author of the blockbuster thrillers Airport and Hotel takes on the world of high finance: “Cliched, lurid and utterly absorbing” (Philip Hensher.
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Under current moneychxngers it is difficult to believe that a maimed bank, as First Mercantile American is described as being by the end of the book, could continue in business as an independent firm.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Hailey is so repetitive and formulaic. The Moneychangers is a great adaptation of the Hailey novel, but the greatest claim to fame in this action packed story, is its cast, the fact that Christopher Plummer won an Emmy Award as best actor mlneychangers it, and the return artbur actrress Jean Peters to the screen.
I wouldn’t reccommed you buy it. Banking works on trust of depositors and if that is lost, Bank is gone.
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Feb 25, Teddy rated it liked it.
The Moneychangers is cliched, lurid and utterly absorbing | Philip Hensher | Opinion | The Guardian
Timberwell 2 episodes, Roscoe Heyward 4 episodes, After Airport,Hotel hailfy Wheels,this Hailey bestseller is the story of a bank. Want to Read saving…. Likewise, the novel predates the technological revolution and its effect on the financial services sector, with computers replacing the personal contact that characterized banking relationships when the book was written.
Hailey, the institutional keypuncher of hotels and airports, won’t do much for your pulse points this time but then he’s working at a disadvantage. Meanwhile, Vandervoort’s antagonistHeyward, is depicted as a devout Episcopalian who strives to moneychangerrs an air of personal integrity and morality, only to slowly sacrifice them both in his pursuit of the presidency of FMA. Start your free trial. Both characters are well-developed with shades of grey. This was monehchangers 6th book by Hailey and thankfully this was one of the better ones along with Airport.
Arthur Hailey’s the Moneychangers (TV Mini-Series – ) – IMDb
Julius LaRocca 4 episodes, He is dismissed, arrested, and convicted. A good story with the up and down adventure. Apr 28, Arvind rated it really liked it. So he goes moneychangerx looking for people who would like to do business with the bank.
Frankly, that sounds divine. This one deals with the banking industry. I am somewhat irritated that the villain is an uptight Episcopalian, but at least Hailey does make him struggle with his conscience.
Edit Cast Series cast summary: Remember enjoying it a lot. When I read this book, Banks were just boring place for me hauley you go to put your money or take it out.
Anne Baxter is head of personnel at the bank and becomes concerned when one of her tellers Timothy Bottoms is suspected of credit card fraud. Arthur Hailey is known for his deep research on the topics that he picks up, and then weaving an interesting story around his observations and learning.
The plot winds its way through counterfeiting, bank heists, phony companies and general corporate culture in the largest banks.