• Waffle Street

  • The Confession and Rehabilitation of a Financier
  • By: James Adams
  • Narrated by: Scott Merriman
  • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 02-08-16
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio
  • 4 out of 5 stars 4.0 (1 rating)

Summary

Jimmy Adams was laid off from a hedge fund in early 2009. Wearied by eight years in the bond market and disillusioned by the financial services profession, he decides to get an "honest job" for a change. Before he knows what hit him, Jimmy finds himself waiting on tables of barflies at his local Waffle House.
Amidst the glorious chaos of the night shift, the 24-hour diner affords a bevy of comedic experiences as the author struggles to ingratiate himself with a motley crew of waiters and cooks. Unexpectedly, the restaurant also becomes a font of insight into financial markets and the human condition.
In a uniquely hilarious and thought-provoking narrative, Waffle Street unravels the enigmas of money, banking, economics, and grits once and for all. As they laugh heartily at the author's expense, listeners will develop a profound appreciation for the first principle of economics: there really is no such thing as a free lunch.
PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.
©2011 Sourced Media Books (P)2016 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.
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