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Stung: The Incredible Obsession Of Brian Molony

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301 pages
Published 1987 by Stoddart
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Scott Harris
Dec 30, 2011 Scott Harris rated it liked it
Gary Ross' expose of the massive fraud committed by associated bank manager Brian Molony is like watching a train wreck unfolding in slow motion. Molony who was able to hide his massive gambling addiction from the majority of those who knew him, found himself increasingly indebted to gangsters and casinos while at the same time playing the seemingly endless game of "borrowing" from his employers and customers until he could pay them back. As his fraud ultimately amounts to a debt of more than $9 ...more
Fletcher Elkington
Jan 09, 2016 Fletcher Elkington rated it liked it
Huge fan of Owning Mahoney. Stung is well researched and written, but not as suspenseful or cathartic as the film because Ross does not have the benefit of artistic license. Only worth reading if you are massive fan of the film or curious about early 1980s Canadian banking regulation and culture.
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Gary Ross is a critically acclaimed screenwriter, director, and producer who has been nominated for four Academy Awards. His films include Big, Dave, Pleasantville, Seabiscuit, and The Tale of Despereaux. Most recently, he directed The Hunger Games, the first movie based on Suzanne Collins’s best-selling dystopian trilogy. He has also served as president of the Board of Commissioners for the Los A ...more
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