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Boomerang : travels in the new Third World

Author: Michael Lewis
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2011.
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As Pogo once said, "We have met the enemy and he is us." In this book the author offers a scathing assessment of fiscal blunders in foreign lands, and details how economic repercussions are sure to be felt on American soil. Financial bubbles grew and burst, not only in the U.S. but in countries as diverse as Iceland, Germany, and Greece. Mixing humor with prescient insight, he depicts a precarious situation that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Lewis
ISBN: 9780393081817 9781620905128 1620905124 0393081818
OCLC Number: 668194868
Description: xxi, 213 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Preface: The biggest short --
Wall Street on the tundra --
And they invented math --
Ireland's original sin --
The secret lives of Germans --
Too fat to fly.
Responsibility: Michael Lewis.

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Michael Lewis possesses the rare storyteller s ability to make virtually any subject both lucid and compelling. In his new book, Boomerang, he actually makes topics like European sovereign debt, the Read more...

 
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