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Going for Broke - How Robert Campeau Bankrupted the Retail Industry Jolted the Junk Bond Market and Brought the Booming 80s to a Crash - cover

Going for Broke - How Robert Campeau Bankrupted the Retail Industry Jolted the Junk Bond Market and Brought the Booming 80s to a Crash

John Rothchild

Publisher: Beard Group, Inc.

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John Rothchild vividly portrays the era of the Debtor Barons, the 1980s, when a new breed of undaunted entrepreneurs made untold millions buying companies with virtually no money out of their own pockets. The most astute of these Debtor Barons was Robert Campeau, a Canadian real estate developer, who became a primordial force in the American retail industry. This enticing but sobering book is fascinating reading for anyone who ever had a credit card or applied for a loan.

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