Title: Short: A Novel
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books, New York
Publication Date: 2010
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good +
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +
Signed: Signed by Author
Edition: First Edition
First edition, December 2010, stated; first printing, full number line. Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page: "To Kat-- / Never lose the passion-- / Best, Cort." The author's debut novel. Bound in black cloth-covered boards with a yellow-lettered spine. Book is unmarked; spine slant; corners sharp, spine ends bumped. The dust jacket is not price-clipped (original price $24.99); light edgewear at spine ends and corners; Brodart protected. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 006668
When Joe Gallagher goes to work for an energy trading company in Boston , he soon finds that pursuit of his ambition to strike it rich in the markets will plunge him into a whirlwind, literally. As the firm's traders jockey to make bets on the effects of an upcoming hurricane, Gallagher must choose between following the careful dictates his old school veteran mentor, Andrews... Or become a disciple of The Ghost, a newly-hired boss whose maverick trading methods push the envelope, a binary trader?s code of supreme wealth or complete ruin...
A voyeuristic tour through the fascinating subculture of high-powered energy traders, Short introduces us to the larger-than-life men and women who run our markets? people who inhabit a world of intense stress, unbelievable gluttony, and the consequences of making and losing tens of millions of dollars in a single day.
About the Author: CORTRIGHT MCMEEL is a veteran energy trader, short story writer, and is the co-founder of the literary journal Murdaland, where he has published Mary Gaitskill, Jayne Ann Phillips, Tom Franklin, and Richard Bausch, among others.
This bookseller accepts the following methods of payment:
AbeBooks Bookseller Since: July 23, 2012
We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the Abebooks web
you're dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as Described/Damaged)
or if the
order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund within 30 days of the
date. If you've changed your mind about a book that you've ordered, please use
bookseller a question link to contact us and we'll respond within 2 business
27 Seaver St.
Wellesley, MA 02481
Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Shipping costs are based on books
weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact
you to let you know extra shipping is required.
Store Description: Black Falcon Books is an online seller with a broad range of titles, including fiction and nonfiction, hardcover and paperback, many of them signed by authors.