God's Bankers: A History of Money and Power at the Vatican
God's Bankers: A History of Money and Power
A deeply reported, New York Times bestselling exposé of the money and the clerics-turned-financiers at the heart of the Vatican—the world’s biggest, most powerful religious institution—from an acclaimed journalist with “exhaustive research techniques” (The New York Times).From a master chronicler of legal and financial misconduct, a magnificent investigation nine years in the making, God’s Bankers traces the political intrigue of the Catholic Church in “a meticulous work that cracks wide open the Vatican’s legendary, enabling secrecy” (Kirkus Reviews). Decidedly not about faith, belief in God, or religious doctrine, this book is about the church’s accumulation of wealth and its byzantine financial entanglements across the world. Told through 200 years of prelates, bishops, cardinals, and the Popes who oversee it all, Gerald Posner uncovers an eyebrow-raising account of money and power in one of the world’s most influential organizations. God’s Bankers has it all: a revelatory and astounding saga marked by poisoned business titans, murdered prosecutors, and mysterious deaths written off as suicides; a carnival of characters from Popes and cardinals, financiers and mobsters, kings and prime ministers; and a set of moral and political circumstances that clar...
- Brand: SIMON SCHUSTER
- ASIN: 1416576592
Bankers Box 07223 Corrugated Cardboard Magazine File, 4 x 9 x 11 1/2, Wood Grain (Case of 12)
Bankers Box 07223 Corrugated Cardboard Magazine File, 4
Our strongest magazine file for daily reference. Premium corrugated construction with glued side panels withstands heavy day-to-day usage. Easy to assemble. Organizes a variety of letter size materials such as magazines, catalogs, file folders, and project binders.
- Color: Woodgrain/White
- Brand: Bankers Box
- ASIN: B00006IC40
- UPC: 013243049897
You Rock Banker Mug Best Coffee Cup Gift Best Greatest Ever Good Work Job | Best Personal Investment Retired Funny Gift World Mom Dad Future Retirement
You Rock Banker Mug Best Coffee Cup Gift
★ EVERYDAY INSPIRATION: Everyone loves a good mug. All our designs are one of a kind and perfect for some everyday inspiration. You can use it for the coffee you desperately need to wake up or the herbal tea you need to get over a cold. Start your day with a smile with this fun printed coffee tea mug. The perfect size to enjoy your morning beverage and the perfect gift for your loved ones on their special day. ★ OUR STORE DELIVERS THE HIGHEST QUALITY MUG. Our 11 oz is made from the highest grade ceramic, and the designs are printed in the United States. ★ DISHWASHER AND MICROWAVE SAFE. Quote printed on both sides of a black / White ceramic 11 oz mug. This mug will last for years to come. If you are looking for a gift that your family, Friend will use and enjoy for years to come, then check out this mug! Customized mugs speak to their recipients on a more personal level, making them feel special. Plus, mugs are universally functional gifts, even if you are not a coffee or tea drinker. ♥ THE MUG COMES WITH A 30-DAY MONEY-BACK GUARANTEE. We work hard to keep our customers happy. We are constantly looking at our product offering forthings to improve. Love your order or contact us and we will make it right. Your satisfaction is 100% guaranteed. ⚠ PRODUCT DAMAGE DURING...
- Color: White
- Brand: 99WakeUp
- ASIN: B07J5K58MV
Bankers Box HANG'N'STOR Medium-Duty Storage Boxes, FastFold, Lift-Off Lid, Letter, 4 Pack (00784), Blue;White
Bankers Box HANG'N'STOR Medium-Duty Storage Boxes, FastFold, Lift-Off
Save time – transfer active files to inactive storage without removing records from the hanging folders! FastFold® quick and easy assembly. Hanging folders fit securely in box and glide smoothly for easy file access.
- Color: Blue;white
- Brand: Bankers Box
- ASIN: B000NO06ZW
- UPC: 077511007842
Bits and Pieces-Big Stone Smiley Face-Polyresin Garden Statue - Perfect Ornament for Your Garden, Porch or Patio
Bits and Pieces-Big Stone Smiley Face-Polyresin Garden Statue
Big Stone Smiley Face is a resin garden statue of a goofy face with large teeth and a wide grin. Brighten up your garden, porch or patio with a nice big smile by setting up this clever ornament made to look like real stone. Makes a great home décor gift for the garden. Cast in lightweight, weather resistant polyresin. Big Stone Smiley Face measures 8" tall x 6" wide.
- Brand: Bits and Pieces
- ASIN: B00VRW3KMA
- UPC: 192949024237
Hillsdale Furniture 6060-801 Nassau Game Chair, Brown
Hillsdale Furniture 6060-801 Nassau Game Chair,
The Hillsdale Nassau Caster Chair is distinguished and regal. The classic lines and nail-head trim on the chairs along with the lift mechanism that allows them to adjust to different heights, create elegance and functionality. The wood is finished in a Rich oak accented by a dark leather seat and back. Assembly required.
- Color: brown
- Brand: Hillsdale Furniture
- ASIN: B000F3Q0RY
- UPC: 796995030091
NYNE Boost Portable Bluetooth Speakers with Premium Stereo Sound - IP67 Water & Dust Proof, 20 Hours Play-time, 100 ft Range, Built-in Power Bank and Mic, True Wireless Stereo, Loud Wireless Speaker
NYNE Boost Portable Bluetooth Speakers with Premium Stereo
♬♬♬(Note: CHARGING CORD IS NOT INCLUDED)♬♬♬ About NYNE Boost Portable and Practical design Boost is a mid-sized speaker with a very large sound. If you’re looking for a portable speaker, then NYNE Boost Bluetooth Speaker is your solution. Premium Stereo Sound and Excellent Battery Life If you want a speaker that will give you great sound and has a long battery life, then this is the speaker for you. Boost provides premium, dynamic sound at all volume levels. What’s more, the speaker has a very impressive battery life of 20 hours. And This speaker can be used as power bank to charge your phone and other portable devices. Waterproof and Dust-proof Function Are you afraid that your speaker fall into the water? If your Boost speaker falls into the water, do not worry. The NYNE Bluetooth Speaker is IP67 waterproof rated, which means that it can resist water up to one meter deep for 30 minutes. Boost is also dust resistant, making it perfect for Camping, Hiking, Biking and other outdoor activities. 12-Months product warranty We take pride in the quality of our NYNE Bluetooth Speaker and we back it up by offering a one-year warranty both for parts and labor. What’s in the box? 1 Bluetooth Speaker 1 Quick User Guide Specifications: Output power: 2×6w DC power input: DC...
- Color: Black
- Brand: Nyne
- ASIN: B07G4K8PH9
- UPC: 700381349377
The Darlings: A Novel
The Darlings: A
A Bonfire of the Vanities for our times, by an author who "knows her way around 21st-century wealth and power" (The Wall Street Journal)Since he married Merrill Darling, daughter of billionaire financier Carter Darling, attorney Paul Ross has grown accustomed to all the luxuries of Park Avenue. But a tragic event is about to catapult the Darling family into the middle of a massive financial investigation and a red-hot scandal. Suddenly, Paul must decide where his loyalties really lie.Debut novelist Cristina Alger is a former analyst at Goldman Sachs, an attorney, and the daughter of a Wall Street financier. Drawing on her unique insider's perspective, Alger gives us an irresistible glimpse into the highest echelons of New York society—and a fast-paced thriller of epic proportions that powerfully echoes Claire Messud's The Emperor's Children and reads like a fictional Too Big to Fail.
- ASIN: 0143122754
Lavish Home Banker's Green Glass Shade-Antique Vintage Style Retro Desk or Table Lamp with Pull Cord, Energy Saving Light Bulb Included
Lavish Home Banker's Green Glass Shade-Antique Vintage Style
Bring old-fashioned charm to your home or office with the Lavish Home Antique-Inspired Banker’s Lamp. The elegant lamp is easy to operate and features a conveniently located pull chain to turn it on and off. It offers an energy-efficient, functional lighting option as it includes a replaceable slim style T10 LED energy-saving light bulb for optimum coverage. The retro lamp with green glass lamp shade is the perfect way to inspire creativity and enhance any décor, while capturing the allure of vintage design and beauty. The lamp is not limited to use in just the office or work space, but is often used today in homes to add style and flare, hotel lobbies and art galleries to bring elegance and add old fashioned ambiance to light upright pianos. No matter where you place this banker’s lamp, it is sure to bring nostalgia, elegance, grace and functionality to any room. SATISFACTION GUARANTEED: Lavish Home is committed to providing the consumer with the absolute best price and value on all of our products, which we ensure by applying a rigorous quality control process. NOTE: This is an exclusive product of Lavish Home and ONLY Banker lamps by Lavish Home are GUARANTEED to be genuine IMPORTANT: Avoid buying counterfeit products and transacting with unauthorized sellers. Look ...
- Brand: Lavish Home
- ASIN: B07G9T5GM6
- UPC: 192055918024
You Rock Gift Card Box For Weddings, Birthdays, and Other Events, 1-Pack
You Rock Gift Card Box For Weddings, Birthdays,
Let your recipient know how much they rock with this cool, foiled gift card box from For Keeps! The box features a modern graphic of an electric guitar along with the text "You rock!" This perfectly sized box will hold any gift card or cards securely.
- Brand: For-Keeps!
- ASIN: B00K7ELK0I
- UPC: 843254007018
Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea - PlayStation 3
Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea -
Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea closes the final chapter in the Atelier Dusk series and is the incarnation of features developed based on community feedback of the previous Dusk titles and new systems that combines ease of entry for newcomers, with the choice to advance gameplay for long-time fans. The battle system will incorporate strategy and speed, the time management system will be free from restrictions allowing for unlimited play time and Alchemy RPG fans can look forward to a straightforward menu in the engaging Synthesis system. In Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea players chose to play as either the reserved, mission-focused Shallistera, daughter of a tribal leader who embarks on voyage to find a cure for her ailing father or ambitious, energetic Shallotte, who has been struggling to bring success to the alchemy workshop since the passing of her father. While their personalities and appearance are drastically different, they both share the nickname "Shallie" and uncover the reasoning why along each of their journeys- the dual main character system has been improved with separate stories and multiple endings for Shallistera and Shallotte. For the first time in the Atelier series, Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea will include a 360 degree ...
- Brand: Koei Tecmo
- ASIN: B00PNG458O
- UPC: 885103749427
CafePress Half Retail Banker Half Rock Star Mugs Unique Coffee Mug, Coffee Cup
CafePress Half Retail Banker Half Rock Star Mugs
CafePress brings your passions to life with the perfect item for every occasion. With thousands of designs to choose from, you are certain to find the unique item you've been seeking. This coffee mug is the perfect drinkware companion. The smooth white ceramic and easy-grip handle feels great in your hand as you sip your morning brew or afternoon tea. Use it at home or in the office as a pen holder, displaying the funny or cute design. The design is professionally printed, making it the perfect novelty gift for both men and women, young or old. And taking care of this coffee mug is a cinch, as it can be used in the dishwasher or microwave. And with CafePress, your satisfaction is always our promise...buy with confidence, as we offer easy returns and exchanges and a 100% money back guarantee.
- Color: White/Black Inside
- Brand: CafePress
- ASIN: B07175QCPZ
Fine in Lingerie
I've decided to keep her.I paid for her, after all.I should feel guilty for the decision I've made, but why? She prefers me to her previous master anyway.And it's not like my father didn't do the same thing when he was my age.I'm rich, powerful, and untouchable.I'm a Barsetti, and I can do whatever I please.
- ASIN: B07CYCSYGS
Chicken Foot Professional Double 9 Domino Game
Chicken Foot Professional Double 9 Domino
Includes 55 Professional Size Double 9 Dominoes with large, jumbo colored dots, a clear plastic centerpiece and rule to Chickenfoot and 7 other games in a black, leatherette, heavy-duty case with a snap enclosure.
- Brand: Puremco Dominoes
- ASIN: B000BDJJXK
- UPC: 014126009069
Oooh Yeah Men's Luxury Combed Cotton Crew Socks Bob Ross Happy Tree,Large
Oooh Yeah Men's Luxury Combed Cotton Crew Socks
OOOH YEAH Socks are quickly becoming a fashion staple, that is, if you like fashion that comes with comfort. Our designs range from an evoking keen sense of individual style to your most inner bold personality. We focus on nostalgic and current trends, taking the novelty sock game to a new level. We take pride in our brand, designs, and the success of our retailers.
- Color: Bob Ross Happy Tree
- Brand: ooohyeah
- ASIN: B01M02ANAI
- UPC: 642415000161
The Essential Lynyrd Skynyrd [2-CD SET]
'HAPPY' WHO SAID BANKERS CAN NOT ROCK?
BANK OF KIGALI STAFF DANCING TO THE HAPPY PARODY SONG
BLIND BANKERS - Rock´n Roll Queen / The Subways ( Cover / Demo)
Song written by : Billy Lunn , Charlotte Cooper , Josh Morgan
Lynyrd Skynyrd- Mr Banker
Awesome southern blues song from Lynyrd Skynyrd, enjoy!