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My Vast Fortune: The Money Adventures of a Quixotic Capitalist
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My Vast Fortune: The Money Adventures of a Quixotic Capitalist by Andrew Tobias

This book will make you rich. Filthy stinking rich. You will never need to work again. You will spend the rest of your life on the Riviera sipping pia coladas and listening to Sinatra. And even if this doesnt happen, Andrew Tobias will provide you with such a wealth of wit that you will retire with a vast fortune of laughter. --Christopher Buckley, author of Wry Martinis As Newsweek put it, Andrew Tobias remains the funniest of the financial writers.Forbes identified him as one of the financial communitys most pithily perceptive observers. In My Vast Fortune, the bestselling author of The Only Investment Guide Youll Ever Need tells the amusing and illuminating story of how he amassed dizzying (well, to him) wealth. Then, he describes the unusual ways hes put it to work. Among his more famous money adventures are: His personal campaign against smoking in Russia, which began when he spotted an opportunity to buy cheap TV airtime for commercials. Excuse my pronunciation, he told ninety million Russians night after night, but I have something important to tell you. His decision to buy real estate in Miami over the phone, without ever seeing it. For the price of a swank two-bedroom apartment in New York, Tobias realized he could buy most of a neighborhood--so he did. Oops. The tragicomic story of liberal as slumlord. His crusade to fix the auto insurance mess, which pitted him against--of all people--hisonetime hero Ralph Nader. After spending $250,000 of his vast fortune on a referendum in California (where he has never lived), Tobias came to two conclusions: 1) Each of us has a calling and--though appallingly boring--auto insurance seemed more and more to be mine ; and 2) Ralph Nader is a big fat idiot. Finally, Tobias addresses your vast fortune and offers his wisest tips on how to make it and how to spend it. Witty and compassionate, Andrew Tobias is a plutocrat for the nineties, a capitalist with a heart. If you enjoyed The Only Investment Guide Youll Ever Need, youll love My Vast Fortune.

Author: Andrew Tobias

Language: English

Edition: 1st

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 207

Publisher: Random House

Publication Date: 1997-09-16

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