cover image Daisy Chain

Daisy Chain

James O'Shea. Pocket Books, $5.99 (400pp) ISBN 978-0-671-74800-5

O'Shea focuses on entrepreneur Donald Dixon, who purchased a federally insured Vernon, Tex., S & L and used it to fund his reckless ventures and lavish lifestyle. PW called this ``an astute appraisal of the political, economic and social climate which fostered the thrifts crisis.'' (Dec.)