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Frey's books are usually good quick reading page turners. But, this one suffers the common problem of being just too far fetched. 2 people found this helpful.

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ISBN-13: 978-0783890128. Product Dimensions: . x . inches. The author does a great job in analyzing Nat's vocal and piano techniques, and the book is also great on musical details of the 30s and 40s, and the details about the early Trio years are really great. But when the book gets to the 50s and 60s, there is very little about Nat's music from these years. and that's it!!! I am stunned that the author (who obviously knows a lot about music history) barely mentions Nelson Riddle, and does not even mention Gordon Jenkins, at all!

Hired to spearhead the biggest hostile takeover in Wall Street history, investment banker Andrew Falcon stumbles into a labyrinthine web of high-stakes financial, political, and environmental intrigue controlled by seven ruthless men

The Takeover (G K Hall Large Print Book Series) epub download

ISBN13: 978-0783814865

ISBN: 0783814860

Author: Stephen W. Frey

Category: Mystery and Thriller

Subcategory: Thrillers & Suspense

Language: English

Publisher: G K Hall & Co; Large Print edition (October 1, 1995)

Pages: 510 pages

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HelloBoB:D
Ambitious investment banker Andrew Falcon is the prime character.Unfortunately, he is just not believable. Nor is the plot theme of a group of wealthy, influential men called The Sevens. They come up with a plan to ruin the liberal President of the U.S. by disrupting the financial markets. Falcon is kind of a pawn. But is to be compensated to the tune of $5 million for his efforts in their behalf by putting together the takeover of a large chemical company. Frey's books are usually good quick reading page turners. But, this one suffers the common problem of being just too far fetched.
HelloBoB:D
Ambitious investment banker Andrew Falcon is the prime character.Unfortunately, he is just not believable. Nor is the plot theme of a group of wealthy, influential men called The Sevens. They come up with a plan to ruin the liberal President of the U.S. by disrupting the financial markets. Falcon is kind of a pawn. But is to be compensated to the tune of $5 million for his efforts in their behalf by putting together the takeover of a large chemical company. Frey's books are usually good quick reading page turners. But, this one suffers the common problem of being just too far fetched.
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Raniconne
Ok, it's fiction, but you stick to reality as much as possible. Afterall, the description of Wall Street operations is almost real if not exact. The conspiracy & the Pleiade Project may be surreal but we have an idea how powerful people work & conspire against their enemies.
Everyone has a shady history, Andrew Falcon inlcuded. The problem is everyone else's story is accounted for, except Andrew Falcon. Here is a guy who is so smart, becomes a partner of a high profile investment company, heading the M&A department. He also graduates from Harvard like the rest. BUT the history check ends there. Nothing is said about his past prior to the Harvard days...except that Andrew is also street smart & able to fight a G-man & his hitman at the former's turf. Now, how convenient & what a combination of skills. It may be the author's style to keep Andrew as mysterious as possible. But after reading the book from cover to cover, I could have been humored by a brief paragraph about his real background & how he managed to go to the authorities without implicating himself (which is another loophole in this book).
In any case, The Takeover was an enjoyable read during an idle day. It could have been made better, but it was ok.
Raniconne
Ok, it's fiction, but you stick to reality as much as possible. Afterall, the description of Wall Street operations is almost real if not exact. The conspiracy & the Pleiade Project may be surreal but we have an idea how powerful people work & conspire against their enemies.
Everyone has a shady history, Andrew Falcon inlcuded. The problem is everyone else's story is accounted for, except Andrew Falcon. Here is a guy who is so smart, becomes a partner of a high profile investment company, heading the M&A department. He also graduates from Harvard like the rest. BUT the history check ends there. Nothing is said about his past prior to the Harvard days...except that Andrew is also street smart & able to fight a G-man & his hitman at the former's turf. Now, how convenient & what a combination of skills. It may be the author's style to keep Andrew as mysterious as possible. But after reading the book from cover to cover, I could have been humored by a brief paragraph about his real background & how he managed to go to the authorities without implicating himself (which is another loophole in this book).
In any case, The Takeover was an enjoyable read during an idle day. It could have been made better, but it was ok.
Realistic
My biggest problem with this book is that the characters are all shallow and stereotyped, and none of them are at all likeable. The supposed hero, Andrew Falcon, comes across as totally self-centered and selfish and amoral, just the kind of person anyone in their right mind would avoid having as a friend or lover. I'd prefer to read a book where I can identify with the hero.

Another problem is that the book is unrealistic in its description of how top businessmen interact. There are descriptions of meetings at the Federal Reserve Bank, where the Chairman acts like a petty dictator and treats the other committee members like school children. These supposedly high-level, experienced and intelligent bankers accept the chairman's treatment submissively! This is totally crazy. Nobody gets to rise to the top of the business world with the kind of personality problems being described here.

Finally there's a major plot problem at the end of the book. The "hero" and the bad guys both have incriminating evidence on each other, so the hero is prevented from sending the bad guys to prison. But then, after we're told that the bad guys have succeeded in toppling the President of the United States and bumping off one of the hero's girlfriends, then the hero does go to the authorities and gets the bad guys sent up. There's no explanation of why he couldn't have done that six months earlier and thus saved the President and his girlfriend. (Fortunately, he has a "reserve girlfriend" that he can spend his declining years with, so the loss of one girlfriend is no major problem.)

There are some positive things in the book, for example the interesting information about how investment banking and especially a leveraged buyout work. It's also interesting to read about how the stock exchange, and Wall Street in general, functions. But this doesn't make up for the problems I've described above.

Rennie Petersen
Realistic
My biggest problem with this book is that the characters are all shallow and stereotyped, and none of them are at all likeable. The supposed hero, Andrew Falcon, comes across as totally self-centered and selfish and amoral, just the kind of person anyone in their right mind would avoid having as a friend or lover. I'd prefer to read a book where I can identify with the hero.

Another problem is that the book is unrealistic in its description of how top businessmen interact. There are descriptions of meetings at the Federal Reserve Bank, where the Chairman acts like a petty dictator and treats the other committee members like school children. These supposedly high-level, experienced and intelligent bankers accept the chairman's treatment submissively! This is totally crazy. Nobody gets to rise to the top of the business world with the kind of personality problems being described here.

Finally there's a major plot problem at the end of the book. The "hero" and the bad guys both have incriminating evidence on each other, so the hero is prevented from sending the bad guys to prison. But then, after we're told that the bad guys have succeeded in toppling the President of the United States and bumping off one of the hero's girlfriends, then the hero does go to the authorities and gets the bad guys sent up. There's no explanation of why he couldn't have done that six months earlier and thus saved the President and his girlfriend. (Fortunately, he has a "reserve girlfriend" that he can spend his declining years with, so the loss of one girlfriend is no major problem.)

There are some positive things in the book, for example the interesting information about how investment banking and especially a leveraged buyout work. It's also interesting to read about how the stock exchange, and Wall Street in general, functions. But this doesn't make up for the problems I've described above.

Rennie Petersen
Zavevidi
Mr. Frey outdid himself in this book. Andrew Falcon is the epitome of the hyper over-achieving investment bankers that control the pursestrings on Wall Street. A million dollar first year bonus? Not good enough for this investment banker. Falcon goes out and tries to start up an internet style company, which through various circumstances, including his former employer's tampering, fails.
From there Frey weaves a trap for our hero Falcon, a trap that is ends up involving a Presidential assassination and a super secrete seven society from Harvard (presumably based on the UVA sevens.) While some elements of the story, and even Falcon's abilities, seem to be a bit to extraordinary, Frey still does a superb job in telling it.
Of his work, this one is clearly Frey's best and most suspenseful. There were so many details that Frey dove into that made the book really enjoyable.
My only real problem is not of this book, but of Frey's other works, which happen to mirror each other. If you have one financial thriller (doesn't that sound like an oxymoron?) to chose from, pick this one and you will be very well rewarded.
Zavevidi
Mr. Frey outdid himself in this book. Andrew Falcon is the epitome of the hyper over-achieving investment bankers that control the pursestrings on Wall Street. A million dollar first year bonus? Not good enough for this investment banker. Falcon goes out and tries to start up an internet style company, which through various circumstances, including his former employer's tampering, fails.
From there Frey weaves a trap for our hero Falcon, a trap that is ends up involving a Presidential assassination and a super secrete seven society from Harvard (presumably based on the UVA sevens.) While some elements of the story, and even Falcon's abilities, seem to be a bit to extraordinary, Frey still does a superb job in telling it.
Of his work, this one is clearly Frey's best and most suspenseful. There were so many details that Frey dove into that made the book really enjoyable.
My only real problem is not of this book, but of Frey's other works, which happen to mirror each other. If you have one financial thriller (doesn't that sound like an oxymoron?) to chose from, pick this one and you will be very well rewarded.
Uthergo
His name is Andrew Falcon ( we never learn his true name) and he is one of Wall Street's wiz kids. Falcon learns the ins and outs of investment banking, but decides to leave the street and pursue a dream. Un fortunately for Falcon he crosses the very powerful.
Four years later Falcon become embroiled in a take over of the Penn mark chemical company. In a very short period of time he puts together a $35 billion take over deal. But things aren't quite right. He keeps running into hints and murmurs - the deal starts to fail the smell test.
By the time Falcon figures out things are really going wrong, it is far too late to stop the financial machine from completing it's TAKE OVER.
An interesting read. Frey paints conspiracy to control the fate of the Presidency with assassin bullets. Well worth the time.
Uthergo
His name is Andrew Falcon ( we never learn his true name) and he is one of Wall Street's wiz kids. Falcon learns the ins and outs of investment banking, but decides to leave the street and pursue a dream. Un fortunately for Falcon he crosses the very powerful.
Four years later Falcon become embroiled in a take over of the Penn mark chemical company. In a very short period of time he puts together a $35 billion take over deal. But things aren't quite right. He keeps running into hints and murmurs - the deal starts to fail the smell test.
By the time Falcon figures out things are really going wrong, it is far too late to stop the financial machine from completing it's TAKE OVER.
An interesting read. Frey paints conspiracy to control the fate of the Presidency with assassin bullets. Well worth the time.