Portman, The Great Exchange Artist by Chad Ralston
Approx. 81,320 words.
Published on February 3, 2010.
Set in the legendary world of Wall Street during the days leading up to the current financial turmoil, PORTMAN, THE GREAT EXCHANGE ARTIST is the story of the volatile and ultimately fragile friendship that develops between the brash Richard Portman and the story’s shy narrator, Clark Knowles, as they vie for the attention of the beautiful Lara Spellman and for lucrative stock-trading jobs.