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The big short : inside the doomsday machine

Author: Michael Lewis
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this visceral tour to the heart of the financial system, Michael Lewis takes us around the globe and back decades to trace the origins of the current crisis. He meets the people who saw it coming, the people who were asleep at the wheel and the people who were actively driving us all of cliff.
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Genre/Form: History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Lewis
ISBN: 9780141043531 0141043539
OCLC Number: 663438026
Notes: Originally published: London: Allen Lane, 2010.
Awards: Short-listed for Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award 2010
Description: xviii, 270 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Michael Lewis.

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