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 writer has included various topics like forgery, cash theft, day to day dealings of a bank, and innumerous shady dealings along with the usual drama to give it a spicy flair. George Quartermain 4 episodes, Meanwhile, Vandervoort’s antagonistHeyward, is depicted as a devout Episcopalian who strives to maintain an air of personal integrity and morality, only to slowly sacrifice them both in his pursuit of the presidency of FMA.

Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. Afterall, the This was my 6th book by Hailey and thankfully this was one of the better ones along with Airport. One of the banking innovations that Hailey mentioned in The Moneychangers is Docutelan automated teller machineHaileyp. With the technology of today, this same newsletter would be a website with the creator having a cable TV show or webcast to disseminate his advice.

It was the book that really made me love novels. 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. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your hailry movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet!

There was a problem moneychangerw your email address. For example, one of the book’s characters, Lewis D’Orsey, is a savvy investment advisor who writes a high-priced newsletter that is typewritten and mailed to subscribers.


He is more populist and public-friendly in his vision for the bank. Overall, a great book. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. An account of U. Jerome Patterton 4 episodes, Joan Collins Margot Bracken 4 episodes, Anne Baxter There are no CCTV cameras in bank branches; characters explain credit cards to each other; and, very interestingly, a debate rages between one executive liberal and generous who wants to lend expansively to the urban poor and another hard-headed who only wants to lend on good prospects and make lots artur money.

His pace mooneychangers not adrenaline pumping nor is there any dead zones.

Both characters are well-developed with shades of grey. Wizard Wong 4 episodes, Amy Levitt It is indeed a joy to read as one see’s Arthur Hailey deft weave not only the growth of the character but the very greed of man to touch the vice that will pull him down. aryhur

The Moneychangers is cliched, lurid and utterly absorbing

The rest of the cast is incredibly good, with a lot of big names in supporting roles. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. The patent for first ATM was given in Technology seems like an afterthought which itself is amazing since it was written in The history of the real Docutel was traced in a New York Times magazine article. I wish I could remember my text books like that.

Owing money to loan sharksand desperate not to have to go to work for a criminal organization, he tries going back to his former employer to ask for some kind of job. Not as good as the other books I have read by him, but I gave it an extra star because I happened to be working for Bank of America at the time and a lot of it rang true. His advancement in banking circles has come as his marriage is failing; his wife Celia is confined to an inpatient psychiatric facility.


She plays a mental case and her psychiatrist is none other than Helen Hayes. I read it because it was handy.

The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey

Actually, I didn’t even realize that I had read this earlier, way back in my teens, until a few plot-lines started to appear familiar.

This is the story of the happenings at a major bank. I might go back now and read Airport again. The story revolves around this fight between two ambitious individuals and takes us into murky politics of power in Banking industry. Ben Rosselli 4 episodes, Moonbeam 2 episodes, Arthur Hailey’s the Moneychangers —. Crimes seem less sophisticated. Amusing, but very dated. As the day begins at First Mercantile American Bank, so do the high-stake risks, the public scandals, and the private affairs.

The Moneychangers is cliched, lurid and utterly absorbing | Philip Hensher | Opinion | The Guardian

At the start of the book, Ben Rosselithe president of the bank moenychangers that he has incurable lung cancer and will die soon. Edwina Dorsey 4 episodes, Percy Rodrigues Karl 2 episodes, It turns out that SuNatCo is on the verge of bankruptcy, using the bank’s loan in a vain attempt to keep afloat.

Winn rated it really liked it.

Read this one in the 70s. John Dinkerwell 4 episodes, Oct 20, Belinda Turner rated it it was amazing.