What Went Wrong at Enron: Everyone's Guide to the Largest Bankruptcy in U.S. History

What Went Wrong at Enron: Everyone's Guide to the Largest Bankruptcy in U.S. History

What Went Wrong at Enron: Everyone's Guide to the Largest Bankruptcy in U.S. History

What Went Wrong at Enron: Everyone's Guide to the Largest Bankruptcy in U.S. History

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An Easy-To-Read Guide For Everyone What Went Wrong at Enron is the first comprehensive and clear explanation of what happened at Enron. Peter C. Fusaro and Ross M. Miller take you inside Enron and show you the who, why, what, where, and when of the sinking of this corporate Titanic. In an engaging style, they explain what happened and uncover the mistakes that led to Enron's fall-in a way that anyone can understand. What Went Wrong at Enron offers a fascinating backdrop to all the whistle-blowing, backstabbing, grandstanding, deception, posturing, and silence that has become the Enron story.

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In the summer of 1977, typical American preteens found themselves caught in the grips of a mania that was sweeping the country. Star Wars, an epic science-fiction saga of life “a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away” was playing at theaters everywhere, with some children lining up to see the George Lucas film time and time again.

Star Wars was also a merchandizing phenomenon. Action figures, light sabers, and assorted paraphernalia were sold for the multitude of fans to relive their screen fantasies at home. One of the early successes from among the vast array of Star Wars collectibles was the Star Wars trading cards issued by Topps, the company behind an earlier boom in baseball cards. While Topps had created small collections of trading cards for other media creations before, Star Wars cards were . . .

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