Will Dying Banker's Investment Book Bring Seven-Figure Advance?

12/02/2010 11:05 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Sarah Weinman Daily Finance

Gordon Murray was once the managing director for both Lehman Brothers and Credit Suisse First Boston. Dan Goldie was a world-class tennis player who made it all the way to the Wimbledon quarterfinals in 1989 -- beating Jimmy Connors, but losing to Ivan Lendl. Now the two men have collaborated on an unexpected, self-publishing success that has major publishers interested to the tune of possible seven-figure advances -- even though the 60-year-old Murray does not expect to live to his next birthday.

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