Stathis Rakis abandoned his small Greek village for a more worldly life, first in San Francisco, where the dot-com bubble had already burst, and then in Paris, France, where pursues an MBA at an elite business school. After falling helplessly in love with a liberal New England journalist, Stathis moves to the United States to begin as a consultant for a company called Command. Luxury is a given; happiness is not. As the economy recovers and a new bubble expands in a post-9/11 world, Stathis drifts upward, bearing witness to the criminal decadence that will become the 2008 financial crisis,as well as his new habits of indulgence - drugs, sex, and insider trading.
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