Books: Speaking of Operations

So I SAID TO MR. MORGAN—Michael Shepard—Greenberg ($2). In this not too sprightly, not too spiteful burlesque, Author Shepard chaffs the (now temporarily defunct) smalltime Wall Street operator who makes a few lucky killings in a bull market and fancies himself a financier. On the side and from time to time he also chaffs men of less strawy mold, notably Banker Charles Edwin Mitchell (National City) for his extremely bullish utterances, his apparent unawareness of what was going on, just before the late great stockmarket crash. Otto Munson, umbrella-rib manufacturer, sells...

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