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Brooks, John 1920-1993

Overview
Works: 40 works in 285 publications in 7 languages and 12,963 library holdings
Genres: History  Case studies  Biography  Fiction  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Composer, Editor
Classifications: HE8815, 384.60973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Brooks
Telephone : the first hundred years by John Brooks( Book )

12 editions published between 1975 and 1980 in English and Japanese and held by 2,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The wondrous invention that changed a world and spawneda corporate giant"--Jacket subtitle
Business adventures : twelve classic tales from the world of Wall Street by John Brooks( Book )

51 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories about Wall Street are infused with drama and adventure and reveal the machinations and volatile nature of the world of finance. John Brooks's insightful reportage is so full of personality and critical detail that whether he is looking at the astounding market crash of 1962, the collapse of a well-known brokerage firm, or the bold attempt by American bankers to save the British pound, one gets the sense that history really does repeat itself. This business classic written by longtime New Yorker contributor John Brooks is an insightful and engaging look into corporate and financial life in America
Once in Golconda; a true drama of Wall Street, 1920-1938 by John Brooks( Book )

37 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Once in Golconda is a dramatic chronicle of the breathtaking rise, devastating fall, and painstaking rebirth of Wall Street in the years between the wars. Focusing on the lives and fortunes of some of the era's most memorable traders, bankers, boosters, and frauds, John Brooks brings to vivid life all the ruthlessness, greed, and reckless euphoria of the '20s bull market, the desperation of the days leading up to the crash of '29, and the bitterness of the years that followed." --Barnes and Noble website
The great leap : the past twenty-five years in America by John Brooks( Book )

18 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Notes on obligations and sources": p. 361-372
The go-go years by John Brooks( Book )

20 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This classic of the 1960s bull market offers a cautionary tale for today's investor of the personalities, markets, events, and trends that drove stocks up throughout the 1960s and made millionaires of many - until the inevitable crash of 1970"--Jacket
Showing off in America : from conspicuous consumption to parody display by John Brooks( Book )

6 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The takeover game by John Brooks( Book )

12 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and Japanese and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The autobiography of American business by John Brooks( Book )

11 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Personal narratives by Alfred P. Sloan, Jr., Andrew Carnegie, William Zeckendorf, Henry Ford, Helena Rubinstein, Bernard Baruch, David Lilienthal and others
The games players : tales of men and money by John Brooks( Book )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seven fat years; chronicles of Wall Street by John Brooks( Book )

15 editions published between 1950 and 1961 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fate of the Edsel and other business adventures by John Brooks( Book )

11 editions published between 1963 and 1981 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The one and the many: the individual in the modern world by John Brooks( Book )

7 editions published in 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Business adventures : twelve classic tales from the world of Wall Street by John Brooks( Recording )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Wall Street to Main Street, John Brooks, longtime contributor to the New Yorker, brings to life in vivid fashion twelve classic and timeless tales of corporate and financial life in America What do the $350 million Ford Motor Company disaster known as the Edsel, the fast and incredible rise of Xerox, and the unbelievable scandals at GE and Texas Gulf Sulphur have in common? Each is an example of how an iconic company was defined by a particular moment of fame or notoriety; these notable and fascinating accounts are as relevant today to understanding the intricacies of corporate life as they were when the events happened. Stories about Wall Street are infused with drama and adventure and reveal the machinations and volatile nature of the world of finance. John Brooks's insightful reportage is so full of personality and critical detail that whether he is looking at the astounding market crash of 1962, the collapse of a well-known brokerage firm, or the bold attempt by American bankers to save the British pound, one gets the sense that history repeats itself. Five additional stories on equally fascinating subjects round out this wonderful collection that will both entertain and inform readers . . . Business Adventures is truly financial journalism at its liveliest and best
The big wheel by John Brooks( Book )

19 editions published between 1949 and 1969 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man who broke things by John Brooks( Book )

13 editions published between 1958 and 1959 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pride of lions by John Brooks( Book )

9 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Father and son relationship, in which the son develops understanding through his father's adversity
Conflicts of interest : corporate pension fund asset management : report to the Twentieth Century Fund steering committee on conflicts of interest in the securities markets by John Brooks( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Report to the Twentieth Century Fund Steering Committee on Conflicts of Interest in the Securities Markets."--T.p
The European Common Market by John Brooks( Book )

4 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The expert by John Brooks( Book )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hat by John Brooks( Book )

3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The go-go years
Alternative Names
Brooks, John N. 1920-1993

Brooks, John Nixon.

Brooks, John Nixon 1920-1993

Bulukesi, Yuehan 1920-1993

Burikkusu, Jon 1920-1993

John Brooks (writer) Amerikaans journalist (1920-1993)

Джон Брукс

جان بروکس

브룩스, 존 1920-1993

ブルックス, J

ブルックス, ジョン

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