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Feb 01, 2012
| ISBN 9780307799555
Jul 05, 2000
| 360 Minutes
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Feb 01, 2012 | ISBN 9780307799555
Jul 05, 2000 | ISBN 9780553750355
This is an incredible story. The author, a failed, alcoholic Wall Street trader, had retreated to a monastery. It, too, was failing. Then, one fateful day, Brother Ty decided to let God be his broker–and not only saved the monastery but discovered the 7 1/2 Laws of Spiritual and Financial Growth. Brother Ty’s remarkable success has been studied at the nation’s leading business schools and scrutinized by Wall Street’s greatest minds, but until now the secret to his 7 1/2 Laws of Spiritual and Financial Growth have been available only to a select few: • 87 percent of America’s billionaires • 28 recent Academy Award winners • Over half the recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize • No members of the U.S. Congress Now, for the first time, Brother Ty reveals the secrets he has gleaned from the ancient texts of the monks, and tells how you can get God to be your broker. God Is My Broker is the first truly great self-help business novel. Open this book and open your heart. It will change your life.
With this latest work of fiction, a collaboration with New York Times writer, John Tierney, Christopher Buckley promises to be every bit as hilarious and witty as in his previous audiobook, Thank You For Smoking. In God Is My Broker, Buckley aims his sharp humor at the self-help gurus; and the likes of Stephen Covey, Anthony Robbins, and Deepak Chopra had better watch out. Down to their last $304, the abbots in this story make a bunch of money playing the stock market–and then get carried away in today’s commercialism and self-help principles when they begin to market their homemade wine. From redecorating their decrepit digs in the "peasant chic" style to outrageous television commercials to a "Cask-cade" water slide and artificial alp behind their monastery, (and passing off "decent Chilean table wine" as their own $16 a bottle brew) these monks will stop at nothing to get to the top of the wine business!God Is My Broker includes actual excerpts from the writings of Robbins, Chopra, and Covey, and lists hysterical questions about God, money, etc., that followers of the "progam" can ask themselves!
Christopher Buckley is an American novelist and political satirist known for writing Supreme Courtship, Boomsday, and Thank You for Smoking. He is editor at… More about Christopher Buckley
John Tierney writes the “Findings” science column for The New York Times. His writing has won awards from the American… More about John Tierney
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