American Sucker by David DenbyAmerican Sucker by David Denby

American Sucker

byDavid Denby

Paperback | March 24, 2005

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In this Bracingly Honest, Page-Turning Memoir, what begins as a manic money chase-desperate to hang on to his home after his marriage breaks up. David Denby realizes he can buy out his wife's share only if he can first make a killing in the stock market-ultimately becomes an unforgettable encounter with such eternal issues as envy, love, death, sanity, and happiness. American Sucker is a singularly compelling tale of the high-tech bubble related not by a market guru or an investment professional but by a witty, perceptive, and eloquent outsider.
David Denby is a staff writer and film critic for The New Yorker and was formerly film critic of New York magazine. His first book, Great Books (1996), was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. He lives in New York City.
Title:American SuckerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 1 inPublished:March 24, 2005Publisher:Little, Brown And CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:031615928X

ISBN - 13:9780316159289

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Editorial Reviews

"A superb book.... What will endure in the memoir is the fresh and intelligent insight Denby brings to a variety of subjects such as greed, security, the work ethic, and success."