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Confidence men : Wall Street, Washington, and the education of a president

Author: Ron Suskind
Publisher: New York : Harper, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Draws on hundreds of hours of interviews and in-depth research to relate the complete story of the nation's financial meltdown, from the trading floors of lower Manhattan to the power corridors inside the Beltway.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
History
Named Person: Barack Obama; Barack Obama; Barack Obama
Material Type: Biography, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ron Suskind
ISBN: 9780061429255 0061429252 9780062092557 0062092553
OCLC Number: 750021152
Description: 515 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The two capitals --
September 17, 2010 --
The warning --
Sonny's blues --
Inside the bubble --
The fall --
The rise --
The B-Team --
pt. 2. Home alone --
A new deal --
Well managed --
The covenant --
Unresolved--
Nowhere man --
Filling the void --
Mad men --
pt. 3. The education of Barack Obama --
Lost and found --
Mind the gap --
Business as usual --
God's work --
The noise --
The man they elected.
Responsibility: Ron Suskind.

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Draws on hundreds of hours of interviews and in-depth research to relate the complete story of the nation's financial meltdown, from the trading floors of lower Manhattan to the power corridors inside the Beltway.

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Suskind provides drama to economic tangles

by kmcdouall (WorldCat user published 2013-07-02) Very Good Permalink

Ron Suskind has a knack for turning obscure history into compelling narratives, and he doesn't disappoint here.  He fills in the cast of characters like a novelist wielding his creative toolbox--Obama's economic advisers, the Fed, the politicians making up the legislative milieu. We learn quite...
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