Soros: The Life, Ideas, and Impact of the World's Most Influential Investor, by Slater, Robert
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- ISBN: 9780071608442 | 0071608443
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 1/9/2009
The bestselling biography of a legendnow fully revised with exclusive insights on Soros's political and economic influenceThis completely updated edition of Robert Slater's 1996 biography features an array of new material, addressing the ever-widening circle of Soros's influence. It includes exclusive new interviews with Soros and his closest advisors detailing their investing strategies in the coming years of liquidity and instability in the credit markets. It also examines and reports his thinking on his role in the 2004 U.S. elections, his infamous 2006New York Timesad assailing General Petraeus's handling of the Iraq War, and his future plans for grant giving and political activism.Arguably the most successful financial investor in the world, and a symbol of liberal political activism, George Soros is one of the most fascinating and polarizing figures of our time. He first gained fame through his phenomenal investing success, which made him known for his money management and financial acumen. In the last decade and a half, Soros has focused his abilities on the global political realm."An in-depth look into the mind of the master investor." Library Journal