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1001 Ridiculous Ways to Lose a Fortune
1001 Ridiculous Ways to Lose a Fortune

1001 Ridiculous Ways to Lose a Fortune


288 Pages, 5 x 8

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $17.95 (US $17.95)

Publication Date: October 2009

ISBN 9781853757426

Rights: US

Welbeck Publishing Group (Oct 2009)
Carlton Publishing Group

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You’ll find hundreds of entertaining accounts of financial misadventure in 1001 Ridiculous Ways To Lose A Fortune—the greatest collection of funny, crazy, and mind-boggling stories of financial loss ever assembled. The trader who went on holiday with a stock trade open, and came back to discover he’d lost a fortune; the fat-cat director who ruined himself and his huge firm by cracking the wrong joke; the ill-fated holder of the world’s greatest casino loss playing baccarat—they’re all here in this hilarious new book.

Author Biography

Wayne Williams has been writing for magazines for over 18 years. He is a full-time freelancer, writing primarily for technology and travel magazines. Darren Allan has been a freelance journalist for a large range of computer magazines and websites for the past eight years. Williams and Allan are the co-authors of The Crap Old Days.