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Robert Frank is a senior special writer at The Wall Street Journal.
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1968-06-06
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A so so book. I had read "Richistan" by the same author and happened to pick this book up also. So we learn the rich are dwindling but making more than ever. And the wide ups and downs that we have witnessed over the past several decades.

And beyond the stories of real life folks who experienced these rides not a great deal to learn here. Other than we can expect more of the same as we settle to to a future of perpetual bust for most and ups and downs for the lucky few.
 
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knightlight777 | Aug 11, 2012 |
This book examines the lives of the newly wealthy in America. Its a little dated, in that it was written before the recent real estate crash, but apart from that is a very good book. It is readable, interesting, and raises some interesting questions about what will happen with wealth in an increasingly globalized world. The book also does a good job of highlighting the increasing gap between the ultra-wealthy and not just the poor, but the middle class as well. I really enjoyed this book.

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mikal | 8 other reviews | Apr 6, 2011 |
It was an easy, interesting read, but I went to write a review barely a week later and couldn't remember a thing. And that isn't normal for me.
 
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