The Wolf of Wall Street (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Soon to be a major motion picture directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio By day he made thousands of dollars a minute. By night he spent it as fast as he could. From the binge that sank a 170-foot motor yacht, crashed a Gulfstream jet, and ran up a $700,000 hotel tab, to the... show more
Soon to be a major motion picture directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio By day he made thousands of dollars a minute. By night he spent it as fast as he could. From the binge that sank a 170-foot motor yacht, crashed a Gulfstream jet, and ran up a $700,000 hotel tab, to the wife and kids who waited at home and the fast-talking, hard-partying young stockbrokers who called him king, here, in Jordan Belfort’s own words, is the story of the ill-fated genius they called the Wolf of Wall Street. In the 1990s, Belfort became one of the most infamous kingpins in American finance: a brilliant, conniving, stock-chopper who led his merry mob on a wild ride out of Wall Street and into a massive office on Long Island. It’s an extraordinary story of greed, power, and excess no one could invent: the tale of an ordinary guy who went from hustling Italian ices to making hundreds of millions—until it all came crashing down. WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER “Raw and frequently hilarious.”—The New York Times “A rollicking tale of [Jordan Belfort’s] rise to riches as head of the infamous boiler room Stratton Oakmont. . . . Proof that there are indeed second acts in American lives.”—Forbes “A cross between Tom Wolfe’s The Bonfire of the Vanities and Scorsese’s GoodFellas . . . Belfort has the Midas touch.”—The Sunday Times (London) “Entertaining as pulp fiction, real as a federal indictment . . . a hell of a read.”—Kirkus Reviews
Publish date: November 26th 2013
Pages no: 528
Edition language: English
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Diary of a douchebag (racist and homophobic to boot). One of the worst books I have ever read. A terribly written trip into a narcissists head that is about 521 pages too long. One star is way too much for this trash.
After Finishing Jordan Belfort's book, The Wolf of Wall Street, all I can say is wow. His story captures the American Dream, from Jordan starting out dirt-poor with $13 to his name, to owning a billion dollar a year brokerage firm. Not to mention his crazy stories, like sinking a 170 foot yacht! Or ...
Wolf of Wall Street1987 This is the story of Jordan Belfort and he's new on the job at Wall Street where commodities are bought and sold continusously during the day.Follows his life as he learns from others how to get ahead. Many marriages, hookers, drugs, liquor help him succeed.Liberties that co...
First off, Jordan Belfort is a douchebag to beat all douchebags. The level of douchebaggery that he attained has never before been reached. I listened to the audio book and I'm not sure how the narrator could bring himself to even talk about these things without being ashamed. (The narrator, Bobby ...
What an entertaining read. Jordan Belfort has done it all to the point of madness! From Wall Street to addictions, family, friends and illegal activity, this candid story of his rise and fall leaves nothing to the imagination. One might say that his account is over-the-top, but when you have million...