Publisher: ReadHowYouWant; Lrg edition (December 28, 2012)
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Who desires to be a Billionaire? is the tale of James Packer's determined conflict to win his father's love and appreciate. it's also a story of billion-dollar bets long past disastrously flawed. yet especially it's a portrait of a courting among a dominant father and dutiful son. during this robust sequel to his bestselling the increase and upward thrust of Kerry Packer, Paul Barry indicates how James's father stored his grip at the empire while he lay as regards to dying. And he unearths what drives his inheritor. As a toddler James used to be derided by way of Kerry as too delicate, too with regards to his mom, or just 'a loser'. considering then he has struggled to make his father proud - within the in basic terms manner the Packers be aware of - through getting cash. Having noticeable Kerry lose hundreds of thousands of thousands within the world's casinos, James selected to wager billions of greenbacks on paying for them as a substitute. Then got here the worldwide monetary problem and he virtually misplaced the lot. As markets hit all-time low in early 2009, Australia's richest guy used to be $4 billion poorer and not on best of the heap. He was once smoking back, placing on weight and closing himself off from neighbors. Years past, a long way smaller losses in a single. Tel had driven him to the threshold of a anxious breakdown and made him search salvation in Scientology. Can James live on this time? Will he get better? Or was once his father correct?