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Bullion

John Goldsmith

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ISBN 10: 0283988339 / ISBN 13: 9780283988332
Published by Sidgwick& Jackson, 1982
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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hardback book in very good-plus,dust jacket is near fine,dj is the black spine, gold bar on cover panel,has extra dust jacket which is white with bullion spelled out in gold,inscribed by the author,signed dated march 1,1983. Bookseller Inventory # 34049

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Title: Bullion

Publisher: Sidgwick& Jackson

Publication Date: 1982

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Inscribed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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It was probably the greatest private hoard of gold in the world: two thousand tons of bullion lying in a vault in Zurich, which had to be sold.The Greek who owned the gold believed that he was cursed by it; the American underworld who had accepted it as security for a loan wanted their money back. Yet, its sale on the open market would cause the price of gold to plummet and precipitate a global financial crisis.Two men were separately commissioned to secretly sell the gold to private investors. Eddy Polonski, a metallurgist of genius, was being hounded by the South African gold cartel. Dan Daniels, an international attorney, was brilliant but broke. Both recognized the Greek gold was an opportunity to make millions, but did not realize that there was a ruthless force to contend with: a major international bank, which saw a chance to manipulate the market fix of the century-the Gold Rush of 1979.The price of gold doubled in under three weeks; an event as sensational as the Wall Street Crash. In a blend of fact and fiction, in which the fiction pales in comparison with the fact, Bullion tells the real story.

About the Author:

John Goldsmith was born in London and educated at Winchester and the University of Aix-Marseille. Two of his novels are Exodus Genesis (1981), and Voyage in the Beagle (1978). He has contributed scripts to many television series. He lives in Hampstead, England with his family. Donald R. Bernard was born in San Antonio, Texas and educated at San Carlos University, Guatemala City, University of Michigan and University of Texas. He is a retired Commander, U.S. Naval Submarine Service, Professor of International Law, and Attorney, who now is an international business consultant, and lives near Whitehall, Montana.

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