The Financier

by Theodore Dreiser

The Financier

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Money is the great doer and undoer in The Financier. It's the story of corrupt politicians and scandalous businessmen who try to beat the system. Frank Cowperwood thinks he has it made with his banking business until his unscrupulous methods land him in jail. We trace his success and failure as he rises from a modest house in Philadelphia to an elaborate, art-filled home. When his shady dealings lead to conviction for embezzlement of city funds, he plunges into prison and solitary

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