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My next -- made his writing debut last week with an amazing new novel that offers -- -- well where are withering.
So what critical and numerous BO like.
As a trader on Wall Street the scene if you will joining me now Douglas brought former Internet executive author of the new book.
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-- debut novelist or not you've gotta you gotta agree that's the right size.
It's good to have you here expert -- This book about life on Wall Street are covered Wall Street for a very long time and I I have to say you're you're now is riveting it is terrific.
Bond traders and and the life if you will.
On Wall Street.
What was the do what drove you to this to this novel into this this particular been.
I've always wanted to be a writer and I've written as a hobby for many years of this this this evolved into.
I'm the real thing but I chose Wall Street because it's such a rich backdrop for novel and -- with -- New York for.
My entire adult life and have a number friends who work on Wall Street and so I've had this front row seat for.
The lifestyle and what happens and -- and are these guys and hearing stories.
Is amazing so just makes.
I presume -- that your talk about these guys being.
The friends of those who told the stories that are friends of friends and the the idea that given that -- -- get caught up for a woman can get caught up in no Wall Street.
In big money and all of the excess picture -- The immense rewards and pressures.
That is Wall Street.
Fighting that Austrian.
Battle for for -- holders your protagonist.
In it's interesting if you chose last name farm and I happen to know and -- that that's where.
He he actually fit a certain profile of somebody I knew -- that name some years ago.
And it and it's fascinating to see the the way in which you chose to portray him and to give him on common.
I would say decency in the midst.
Perceptions of life.
He is facing struggle that.
Many of us could face in any career -- myself fight chose to make a leap from different career my wife did as well.
There is that we should this is agree upon which point this out.
You or your background is Internet security venture capitalists to refine and you were in finance right.
It yet for a few years initially in my prayers and your wife -- a former term.
Former attorney I'll pewter.
The whole nine yards and she she does want -- that's she is a journalist for the Fox News Channel.
Her name is Megan Kelly -- I have to tell -- I think I don't know if we have the video between you and made him that -- got the highest.
Rave possible my wife watched the the interview is that we all -- -- Friday they could show.
She said you guys were terrific that a lot of fun she's it was a fun interview and -- such a Croats are you it's easy to come out here and have these kind of conversations.
The book I it's going to be.
First of -- it is just that donning caps to do in people I can't imagine what it's right like to write nonfiction and -- -- -- It EU UU posited in 2000 far.
We -- -- -- what sort of hanging after the waiting for the U waiting for the economic debacle of 2008.
More more books ahead for mr.
I had enough of -- -- For mr.
farmer -- do like working in in the first person and it was a lot of fun to get into that character and to.
Right about that lifestyle -- there's just so much great stuff to to go with it you know of the -- -- these guys it's like.
If there's a whole world that not everyone knows about right and you know if you go to strip bar for example and you're the average patron there you go -- and you -- a few dollars around.
But these -- -- -- the you frequent and high end customer you know you get that sort of goodfellas walk because through the kitchen the back doors into the prime tables and -- room that no one knows about.
And so it's it was a fun time to explore this world that not everyone knows about I.
I -- element -- -- but I think it's a terrific book and I recommend -- -- earlier we wouldn't be talking with dark.
But you've got such an original turn of phrase.
Just want to compliment your arm on your writings while was.
As the story it tells terrific.
Back thanks so much Douglas -- the book is ghosts of Manhattan can we see that really big graphic one more time.
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