Gordon Zuckerman, author of The Sentinels: A Matter of Importance (historical, financial fiction)
With the U.S. quickly losing its competitive edge against the good-producing industries of China and India, five highly accomplished entrepreneurial leaders step forward with a plan: employ American. Yet sovereign governments, offshore manufacturers, foreign oil producers, and domestic power-generating utility companies are threatened by this step-by-step strategy designed to restore the competitiveness of American manufacturers. Unfolding through the drama of the evolving lives of each principal character, A Matter of Importance blends romance, fear, victory and disappointment as the threatened parties look to any means necessary to prevent the Sentinels from achieving their goal. Gordon Zuckerman is the author of the acclaimed historical fiction series, The Sentinels. Each of the three books in the series are set during periods of collide between government and greed and, through the books’ principal characters, provide applicable solutions to the problems of the time period. These problems include military turmoil, international financial devastation, big oil monopolies and, in his most recent book, A Matter of Importance, a failing U.S. economic system. Zuckerman is a life-long history buff with a successful career expanding the realms of finance, business development, banking and real estate. He earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Now retired, Zuckerman worked on Wall Street for over 10 years and later owned and operated his own real estate development company for 30 years. Today, he is a director of The Brubeck Institute and several private companies.
Date Recorded: 10/5/2012
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