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The Liar's Ball: The Extraordinary Saga of How One Building Broke the World's Toughest Tycoons

The Liar's Ball: The Extraordinary Saga of How One Building Broke the World's Toughest Tycoons By Vicky Ward The Liar s Ball The Extraordinary Saga of How One Building Broke the World s Toughest Tycoons Inside the world of the real Great Gatsby of New York real estate Harry Macklowe is one of the most notorious wheelers and dealers of the real estate world and Liar s Ball is the story of t

  • Title: The Liar's Ball: The Extraordinary Saga of How One Building Broke the World's Toughest Tycoons
  • Author: Vicky Ward
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  • The Liar's Ball: The Extraordinary Saga of How One Building Broke the World's Toughest Tycoons By Vicky Ward Inside the world of the real Great Gatsby of New York real estate

    Harry Macklowe is one of the most notorious wheelers and dealers of the real estate world, and Liar s Ball is the story of the gamblers and thieves who populate his world Watch as Harry makes the gutsy bid for midtown Manhattan s famous GM building and put almost no money down, landing the billion dollar tr

    Inside the world of the real Great Gatsby of New York real estate

    Harry Macklowe is one of the most notorious wheelers and dealers of the real estate world, and Liar s Ball is the story of the gamblers and thieves who populate his world Watch as Harry makes the gutsy bid for midtown Manhattan s famous GM building and put almost no money down, landing the billion dollar transaction that made him the poster child for New York s real estate royalty Listen in on the secret conversations, back door deals, and blackmail that put Macklowe and his cronies on top and set them up for an enormous fall.

    Vanity Fair contributing editor Vicky Ward skillfully paints the often scandalous picture of the giants who owned the New York skyline until their empires came crumbling down in the 2008 financial crisis Based on than 200 interviews with real estate moguls like Donald Trump, William Zeckendorf, Mort Zuckerman, and David Simon, Liar s Ball is the never before told story of the egomaniacal elites of New York City Read about

    The epic rise and fall of one of the richest American real estate barons Outlandish greed and cravings for power, attention, and love Relationships built and destroyed by vanity and gossip The bursting of the real estate bubble and its aftermath

    This is no fiction this is a real life tale of extravagance, ambition, and power Harry Macklo

    The Liar's Ball: The Extraordinary Saga of How One Building Broke the World's Toughest Tycoons By Vicky Ward

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    1. William Krasne on said:

      I d previously read this book, but wanted to go back and revisit it after having sections of it pop up in various other things that I d read this year I m happy I did Liar s Ball tells the story of the GM Building or as it s colloquially known now, the Apple building and how it was converted from apartments, to a hotel, to arguably the best office building in New York The story centers on Harry Macklowe, a developer who put everything he had on the line to buy the building for 1.4B, subseq I d p [...]

    2. Deborah Blankman on said:

      I read this book for purely personal reasons My aunt s father owned the old GM building on the west side I also knew one of the owners of the new GM Building I don t know about the rest of the book but his chapter was totally accurate.

    3. Andrew Westphal on said:

      Quick read, lots of action and many interesting characters to follow or perhaps difficult to follow, if you mix up all the participants.

    4. Daniel Weaver on said:

      Didn t find the backstory to match with the main story Felt like a series of unconnected anecdotes on wealthy real estate moguls stitched together confusingly

    5. Ben Wong on said:

      Supposed to be high octane wheelin n dealin but it was an incredibly boring list of whos who with no action Not for everyone.

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