The Wolf of Wall Street

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Why did I read this book?

I read this book because It seemed interesting to hear about the life of a man whole stole millions of dollars, and had an extremely crazy, party lifestyle

"They were drunk on youth, fueled by greed, and higher than kites." -Jordan Belfort

  • In a life of death situation, would it be a good last read? Explain.
  • Yes, it would be a great last read. The book moves fast, is very interesting and detailed, and best of all happened in real life!
  • 3 things you loved (explain).
  • I loved how detailed the book was about Jordan Belfort's plans and thoughts. Being able to put yourself into the mindset of such a successful scammer and being able to see how he justified his actions. Also I loved his writing style, how it always kept you on your toes and intrigued.
  • 2 things you did not like about the book (explain).
  • I did not like how some parts of the story were so heavily embellished to make Jordan seem like a better person, and I didn't like how the book ended.
  • 1 connection you made with the text.
  • I felt very connected to the text by Jordan's descriptions of his thought process, and I felt like in many ways we think in the same way.
  • Recommendation: Would you recommend it? Why? Who would you recommend it to?
  • I would recommend this book to anyone who loves adventure, and can handle some risque topics. Being able to put yourself into such an awesome story from a first person view of one of the biggest stock scammers in history and his crazy, party lifestyle, is why I would recommend this book to almost anyone.
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  1. What we learn about humanity and the ways of people by reading your book.
  • We learn that the driving source for all of humanity is greed, and how money can make people do absurd and crazy thing, whether that is having too little or too much money.
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