"Disconnected: Deceit and Betrayal at WorldCom" is a comprehensive account of the fall of one of the most influential pioneers in the telecom industry. Written by award-winning journalist Lynn Jeter, it offers an in-depth look into the inner workings of the company and the reasons behind its dramatic collapse. The book delves into the mistakes, missteps and unethical behavior that led to the company's bankruptcy and explores the personalities and factors that contributed to its downfall. It also examines the failed merger with Sprint in 2000 and the revelation of overstated earnings in 2002. With over 25 years of coverage on WorldCom, Jeter provides a unique perspective on the company's rise and fall, giving readers an unprecedented look into the corporate scandal that eclipsed even the Enron disaster.