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Catching the Wolf of Wall Street

Narrated by: Ray Porter
Length: 16 hrs and 39 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (78 ratings)
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Summary

Listen to what happened next in the follow-up to the best-selling The Wolf of Wall Street, now a major motion picture directed by Martin Scorsese.

In the 1990s Jordan Belfort became one of the most infamous names in American finance: a brilliant, conniving stock chopper. He was the Wolf of Wall Street, whose life of greed, power and excess was so outrageous it could only be true; no-one could make this up! But the day Jordan was arrested and taken away in handcuffs was not the end of the madness.

Catching the Wolf of Wall Street tells of what happened next. After getting out of jail on $10 million bail, he had to choose whether to plead guilty and act as a government witness or fight the charges and see his wife be charged as well. He cooperated.

With his trademark brash, brazen and thoroughly enthralling storytelling, Jordan details more incredible true tales of fortunes made and lost, moneymaking schemes, parties, sex, drugs, marriage, divorce and prison.

©2009 Jordan Belfort (P)2009 Blackstone Audio Inc.

Critic reviews

Praise for The Wolf of Wall Street: "What separates Jordan's story from others like it, is the brutal honesty." (Leonardo DiCaprio)

"Raw and frequently hilarious." (The New York Times)

"Reads like a cross between Tom Wolfe's Bonfire of the Vanities and Scorsese's Goodfellas.... Laugh-out funny." (The Sunday Times)

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excellent

gripping stuff! very interesting insight into a very interesting person, and a relatively happy ending to boot!

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A brilliant book only topped by the narrators performance

If they have audio book oscars, Ray Porter would sweep the board for his performance in this book

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Great book. Top marks to the narrator

A very entertaining "read"., never a dull moment. The narrator captures the mood perfectly. Those poor midgets

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1st class narration

I’m a fan of the original book and the film. I bought this not really sure of what it would be and how the story could be expanded but was pleasantly surprised. Belfort is a great story teller and I found this book as interesting as the first. The narrator is 1st class, one of the best I’ve heard on audible and made this book a joy to listen to.

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A Sleaze-ball but a Great Listen

The guy knocks me sick and I could only think about his poor victims when I listened to the book but it is a great listen. One of them that you look forward to getting back to and almost 17 hours flies by.

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A bit of a let down

I normally really enjoy city banker type stories that lift the lid on what it was like in the crazy days of wall St.

I was hoping for the insight about the wolf of wall St himself however I found this a disappointing listen. It is very much dominated by personal relationships and reads more as a biography of him and his ex wife, and their chaotic marriage, as opposed to anything about the nuts and bolts of taking on wall st and how to make so much money.

expect a set of very long winded, sometimes rambling stories that have no real connection to anything , compounded by a waring narrative style that comes over as whiny and irritating. I would sooner recommend city boys!

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The Wolf is back

Jordan Belfort is at his best, the follow up from the Wolf of Wall street. You couldn't make this stuff up

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Fucking classic belfort!!!

Ouh rah this is brilliant and classic belfort if you like wows then You’ll love this

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Awesome!

Are you kidding me? It was fu€¥!ng AWESOME! No really, it was fu€¥ng AWESOME.

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