WINDFALLS: Being Invisible Is Really Inside

Being Invisible Is Really Inside

From H.G. Wells' The Invisible Man to Topper, unseen characters have terrorized towns and caused comic chaos. The tradition now moves into the business world with a much touted and timely new book: Memoirs of an Invisible Man, the first novel by Harry F. Saint, a New York City real estate investor. The central character of Memoirs, a securities analyst named Nick Halloway, becomes the ultimate inside trader when a botched demonstration of an exotic new technology makes him transparent. He slips into the offices of corporate raiders, overhears their takeover plans and makes a fortune by telephoning orders to his...

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