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PONZI'S SCHEME The True Story of a Financial Legend

by | Read by David Birney

Biography & Memoir • 5 hrs. • Abridged • © 2005

A man whose life may have served as a playbook for the corporate scam artists of today certainly trumped them all in style, guile, and fashion. Ponzi’s rags-to-riches climb from dissipated immigrant with a privileged background to stretches in jail for forgery and swindling to his ultimate position as America’s most famous wealthy schemer in 1920 is chronicled most entertainingly. David Birney imparts a soft Italian accent and oozing charm to his Ponzi impression while delivering the rest of text with an understated style that keeps the focus on the story, well written as it is. A great listen, not only for its focus on history, but for Birney’s smooth chianti of a voice. D.J.B. © AudioFile 2005, Portland, Maine [Published: AUG/SEP 05]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Random House Audio • 2005

CD ISBN $27.50 • Four CDs

DD ISBN $19.25

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