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Frenzied Finance Vol. 1: The Crime of Amalgamated   By: (1857-1925)

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In "Frenzied Finance Vol. 1: The Crime of Amalgamated" by Thomas William Lawson, readers are taken on a fascinating journey through the corrupt world of finance in the early 20th century. Written in a gripping narrative style, this true story unveils the shocking and manipulative practices of Wall Street tycoons during a time of unprecedented economic growth.

Lawson, a former insider of the stock market, provides readers with a meticulous and detailed account of the events leading up to the notorious Amalgamated Copper scandal. Through his masterful storytelling, he vividly depicts the greed, hubris, and unchecked power of the financial elite, exposing the darker side of American capitalism.

The author’s skill in crafting this narrative is praiseworthy. The book effortlessly weaves together complex financial concepts and historical events, making them easily understandable for both finance enthusiasts and the layperson. Lawson's engaging style keeps readers on the edge of their seats, eager to uncover the next twist and turn in this rollercoaster tale.

One of the most captivating aspects of the book is the remarkable characterization of the individuals involved in the scandal. Lawson's ability to bring these characters to life, providing insights into their motivations and their eventual downfall, is truly remarkable. From the ruthless manipulator to the unsuspecting victims, each person is portrayed vividly, leaving a lasting impact.

Furthermore, Lawson's critique of the financial system is thought-provoking. He raises pertinent questions about the ethical boundaries of capitalism and its impact on society as he reveals how the quest for profit often leads to disastrous consequences for the masses. His sharp observations remind readers of the importance of ethics and transparency in the world of finance.

Although published over a century ago, "Frenzied Finance Vol. 1: The Crime of Amalgamated" remains highly relevant today. Its powerful narrative warns against the dangers of allowing unchecked power and greed to dominate the financial industry. This book serves as a powerful reminder that, even in the face of progress, vigilance and accountability are crucial in protecting the interests of the common man.

In conclusion, "Frenzied Finance Vol. 1: The Crime of Amalgamated" by Thomas William Lawson is an enthralling exposé of the corrupt practices of Wall Street in the early 1900s. Lawson's expert storytelling, captivating characters, and thought-provoking critique make this book an essential read for anyone interested in understanding the darker side of finance and its implications for society.

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Transcriber's Note: Obvious typographical errors have been corrected in this text. For a complete list, please see the bottom of this document.

[Illustration: THOMAS W. LAWSON AFTER TWELVE MONTHS OF "FRENZIED FINANCE"]

FRENZIED FINANCE

BY

THOMAS W. LAWSON

OF BOSTON

VOLUME I

THE CRIME OF AMALGAMATED

NEW YORK THE RIDGWAY THAYER COMPANY 1905

Copyright, 1905, by THE RIDGWAY THAYER COMPANY

These articles are reprinted from "Everybody's Magazine"

COPYRIGHT, 1904, BY THE RIDGWAY THAYER COMPANY

COPYRIGHT, 1905, BY THE RIDGWAY THAYER COMPANY

All rights reserved

TROW DIRECTORY PRINTING AND BOOKBINDING COMPANY NEW YORK

TO

PENITENCE AND PUNISHMENT

THIS BOOK IS DEDICATED

TO PENITENCE: that those whose deviltry is exposed within its pages may see in a true light the wrongs they have wrought and repent.

TO PUNISHMENT: that the unpenalized crimes of which it is the chronicle may appear in such hideousness to the world as forever to disgrace their perpetrators... Continue reading book >>




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