Rascal Money

Rascal Money When American Interdyne Worldwide Inc and its bumbling president Brian Shawby announce a planned corporate takeover of the nation s second largest computer company PegaSys Inc CEO Scott C Thatcher

When American Interdyne Worldwide Inc and its bumbling president, Brian Shawby, announce a planned corporate takeover of the nation s second largest computer company, PegaSys Inc CEO Scott C Thatcher believes the attempt will be a laughable failure But there are other forces at work most importantly a Japanese businessman still bitter over WW II and eager to gain aWhen American Interdyne Worldwide Inc and its bumbling president, Brian Shawby, announce a planned corporate takeover of the nation s second largest computer company, PegaSys Inc CEO Scott C Thatcher believes the attempt will be a laughable failure But there are other forces at work most importantly a Japanese businessman still bitter over WW II and eager to gain a foothold in the American computer industry and PegaSys is soon in real danger of being lost Heading up the defense team are corporate hot shots Mike Ash and Louise Bowman, who are also secretly in lust and perhaps even in love, struggling to hide their affair from the straitlaced Thatcher as they try to save his company Adding to PegaSys troubles is a mysterious computer hacker known only as Wintergreen, who seems able to penetrate any security system

  • Rascal Money Best Read || [Joseph R. Garber]
    404 Joseph R. Garber

  1. Joseph R Garber was an American author, best known for his 1995 thriller Vertical Run and for the articles he wrote on technology for Forbes magazine.Garber was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, moving often as an army brat He attended the University of Virginia, but quit to join the U.S Army himself, eventually graduating from East Tennessee State University in 1968 with a philosophy degree Garber worked for ATT as a business long distance consultant and a writer for the ATT in house magazine He then worked as a consultant for Booz Allen Hamilton for a decade, writing fiction and non fiction freelance in his spare time After a prolonged flu, he quit his job and moved to Woodside, California, where he wrote for Forbes magazine and as a consultant in Redwood City, California until he was laid off.Garber had written a manuscript, In Search of Shabbiness, as a response to the Tom Peters best seller, In Search of Excellence On the advice of literary agents, he rewrote it as the novel Rascal Money.In 1995, his second novel Vertical Run, a corporate thriller, became an international best seller The book s setting is 200 Park Avenue, the address of Booz Allen It was bought by a Hollywood studio in the 1990s only to be shelved in pre production His third novel, In a Perfect State, was published in 1999 His fourth novel, Whirlwind, with a retired CIA agent as protagonist, was published in 2004.Garber died of a heart attack on May 27, 2005

476 Reply to “Rascal Money”

  1. It is a tragedy that we will not have Any new works from Garber in the future This first novel of his started painfully slow but the characters, plot and conclusion turned it into a wonderful read Rest in peace Joseph Garber The literary world will sorely miss your works.


  2. This glorious book is without doubt the best book I ve read this year An 80 s business takeover thriller, with sex, money, and murder, Garber combines marvelous prose with guttural action in what can only be described as sublime reading I picked this book up for airplane reading based off my earlier reading and purchase of another Garber book called Vertical Run I never do seem to read things chronologically, this book was set before Vertical Run The protagonist, Scott C Thatcher III, is a Conne [...]


  3. Very different from Vertical Run Odd that this is his first book, but that it s so vastly different from his follow ups.



  4. I read this years after I read Vertical Run my favorite Garber novel It took a while to get into the story, but I m glad I read it Not my typical read, but I enjoyed it.


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