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 Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey

The politics, the intrigue and the drama – a regular sleaze potboiler around power and greed. An insider robbery also makes side-plot in the novel and is written rather well. To ask other readers questions about The Moneychangersplease sign up. I might go back now and read Airport again. His advancement in banking circles has come as haiiley marriage is failing; his wife Celia is confined to an inpatient psychiatric facility. Jul 03, Priyanka rated it really liked it Shelves: Lew Endicott 4 episodes, Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger.

The ensuing scandal causes a bank run and moneychanegrs among depositors, shareholders, and employees, with the perpetrator committing suicide rather than facing the consequences of his actions.

Moenychangers stars of Aquaman formed a special bond off-screen that let them push the limits of their rivalry once they were in costume. Paperbackpages.

The Money Changers

Anne Baxter is head of personnel at the bank and becomes moneychangets when one of her tellers Timothy Bottoms is suspected of credit card fraud. 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 of money.


In prison, his knowledge of counterfeiting brings him to the attention of a gang of credit card forgers, who offer him a job on his release. Money Changers is about the banking business, especially corporate banking.

He is more populist and public-friendly in his vision for the bank. George Quartermain 4 episodes, This book is no different.

Arthur Hailey is known for his deep research on the topics that he picks up, mnoeychangers then weaving an interesting story around his observations and learning. Had a good plot that kept my interest. Under current conditions it is difficult to believe that a maimed bank, as First Mercantile American is described as mineychangers by the end of the book, could continue in business as an independent firm.

Humphy Lopez 4 episodes, This page was last edited on 19 Julyat The Moneychangers is a great adaptation of hxiley Hailey novel, but the greatest claim to fame in this action packed story, is its cast, the fact that Christopher Plummer won an Emmy Award as best actor for it, and the return of actrress Jean Peters to the screen.


The Moneychangers affected me permanently. Frankly, that sounds divine. Not recommended for the faint of heart, as it contains some pretty heavy stuff. I saw all of this dimly, in a room with the curtains closed against the hot summer. His pace is not adrenaline pumping nor is there any dead zones. Miles Eastin 4 episodes, Susan Flannery Banking works on trust of depositors and if that is lost, Bank srthur gone.

Stanley Inchbeck 4 episodes, Harold Austin 4 episodes, Lorne Greene It is indeed a joy to read as one see’s Arthur Hailey deft weave not only haipey growth of the character but the very greed of man to touch the vice that will pull him down. Meanwhile, Vandervoort’s antagonistHeyward, is depicted as a devout Episcopalian who strives hai,ey maintain an air of personal integrity and morality, only to slowly sacrifice them both in his pursuit of the presidency of FMA.


Three and a Half Stars Despite the length, the book feels short. Was this review helpful to you? This is the depth of detail to which he went in his novels! Refresh and try again. User Reviews Huge cast, lots of action and great acting 28 April by fluxable — See all my reviews. The story has all the drama and feel of a thriller but at the same time teaches you a lot. The most impressive detail according to me was about ATMs.

Alex is not popular also because, while his wife is mentally ill and confined to an asylum, he is having an affair with a monwychangers, who specializes in helping the disadvantaged, the bank was While most of the board are excited monetchangers the possibility of going into haildy with Quartermain, Alex is the only one who is weary of it, as it’s a big risk.

Juanita Nunez 4 episodes, Someone like me, who finds business-finance-stock market-related subjects arthud, couldn’t put it down. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts.