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The Big Short : Inside the Doomsday Machine

Author: Michael Lewis
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : W.W. Norton & Company, [2015] ©2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an analysis of the economic crisis of 2009, citing such factors as expanded home ownership and risky derivative elections in the face of increasing shareholder demands and discussing the role of responsible parties in the government, financial, and private sectors.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Lewis
ISBN: 9780393353150 039335315X
OCLC Number: 922727799
Notes: "Now a major motion picture"--Cover.
"First published as a Norton paperback 2011, reissued in 2015."--Title page verso.
Includes index.
Awards: Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, 2011
Description: xviii, 291 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Prologue : Poltergeist --
A Secret Origin Story --
In the Land of the Blind --
"How Can a Guy Who Can't Speak English Lie?" --
How to Harvest a Migrant Worker --
Accidental Capitalists --
Spider-Man at The Venetian --
The Great Treasure Hunt --
The Long Quiet --
A Death of Interest --
Two Men in a Boat --
Everything is Correlated.
Responsibility: Michael Lewis.

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Presents an analysis of the economic crisis of 2009, citing such factors as expanded home ownership and risky derivative elections in the face of increasing shareholder demands and discussing the role of responsible parties in the government, financial, and private sectors.

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