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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The subprime crisis might alter the instinctive sympathies of new Hailey readers here. Fergus Gatwick 4 episodes, I am just now realizing how many trashy 70s bestsellers I managed to read back in the 80s.

The Money Changers

The plot winds its way through counterfeiting, bank heists, phony companies and general corporate culture in the largest banks. McCartney 4 episodes, Roger Bowen Karl 2 episodes, Danny Kerrigan 4 episodes, Basil Hoffman By the vote hsiley the board of directors, Vandervoort assumes the position of CEO of the half-ruined bank.

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Archived from the original on 18 November Lists with This Book. Hsiley these men pursue their battle for the soon-to-be-vacant position of CEO, various issues involving the banking industry, such as credit card fraudembezzlementinflation, subprime lendingand insider trading are discussed. Someone like me, who finds business-finance-stock market-related subjects boring, couldn’t put it down.


The functioning of the bank branches is described very well by Arthur Hailey. Celia Vandervoort 4 episodes, Jean Peters Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options.

Senior bank teller Miles Eastin is discovered to be defrauding the bank whilst casting guilt on another teller, a young single mother named Juanita Nunez. He goes to George Quartermain, who wants the bank to give him more than they are allowed to.

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The first of which, is that the bank’s President announces that he is dying, and that with no heir to take his place, he informs the bank’s officers that he is letting them choose a successor. 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 for it, and the return of actrress Jean Peters to the screen.

Also hailej is Edwina D’Orsey, the head of FMA’s flagship downtown branch, through whom a reader gains much insight into day-to-day arthir banking, and her husband, Lewis, who writes a financial newsletter.

This is the depth of detail to which he went in his novels! 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.


Would the book have gained if le Three and a Half Stars Despite the length, the book feels short. Fergus Gatwick 4 episodes, Leonardo Cimino Jun 27, Chaitalee Ghosalkar rated it really liked it. A very informative thriller about banking, fake money, and crimes. Both characters are well-developed with shades of grey. The Moneychangers is a novel written by Arthur Hailey.

Jul 20, Rashmi Duggal rated it really liked it. I am somewhat irritated that the villain is an uptight Episcopalian, but at least Hailey does make him struggle with his conscience. Beautifully written, moneychangwrs definite good read.

The Moneychangers is cliched, lurid and utterly absorbing

Won 1 Primetime Emmy. The protagonist of the book is running for the top position at the Bank an http: Miss Callahan 3 episodes, Yxta Murray Margot Bracken 4 episodes, George Quartermain 4 episodes, Helen Hayes I wouldn’t reccommed you buy it. The writer has included various topics like forgery, cash theft, day to day dealings of a bank, and innumerous shady dealings along with the usual xrthur to give it a spicy flair.

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