Someone read this book and sent me a list of their thoughts in an email:
- self obsession
- domestic ennui
- social ineptitude
- imagined scenarios
- confessional / documentary
- schoolgirl... More > nostalgia
- low self esteem-core
- "women’s issues"
I said ‘haha thanks’ and felt so grateful< Less
In 1857, Albert Pike published his Scottish Rite rituals of the 4th to 32nd degrees. This is the classic Pike Rituals in photographic reproduction of the original. The entire collection is available... More > on one CD. This collection is a must for any fan of the early Pike rituals or the AASR. Cornerstone Reprint Series< Less
The company was bankrupt. It owed the bank one hundred million that it had borrowed over the previous three years. But the bank was now insisting that it was owed nothing!
Sounds crazy? It... More > happened!
The Nick Leeson/Barings Bank debacle of a few years ago has some affinity with this story.
A young man, Dave Poynton, grows up in a poor neighborhood in a small town in northern England. He is talented and ambitious. At the age of twenty he emigrates to South Africa to seek better opportunities.
He joins a bank and discovers he has an outstanding aptitude for banking and finance. His abilities eventually lead to him being appointed managing director of a group of companies based in Johannesburg, the financial heart of South Africa.
What follows is a story of incredible audacity and ingenuity. Of corruption and inefficiency. It is also a story of deceit, betrayal, and finally - retribution< Less