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The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine

The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine (Paperback)

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From the jungles of the trading floor to the casinos of Las Vegas, The Big Short, Michael Lewis' No.1 bestseller, tells the outrageous story of the misfits, renegades and visionaries who saw that the biggest credit bubble of all time was about to burst, bet against the banking system - and made a killing. "In the hands of Michael Lewis, anything is possible...if you want to know how a nation lost its financial mind - and have a good laugh finding out - this is the book to read." (Sunday Times). "Magnificent...a perfect storm of brilliant writer meeting big subject." (Guardian). "A triumph...riveting...The Big Short reads like a thriller." (The Times). "A terrifying story, superbly well told." (Daily Telegraph). "A rollicking good yarn." (Financial Times). "Probably the single best piece of financial journalism ever written."(Reuters).

BusinessFinance & accountingFinance Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd Publication Date: 27/01/2011 ISBN-13: 9780141043531  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Michael Lewis was born in New Orleans and educated at Princeton University and the London School of Economics. He has written several books including the New York Times bestsellers Liar's Poker, widely considered the book that defined Wall Street during the 1980s, The Big Short, 'probably the single best piece of financial journalism ever written' (Reuters), the breakneck tour of Europe's post-crunch economy, Boomerang, and the bestselling expose of high-speed financial scams, Flash Boys. Lewis is contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine and writes for Vanity Fair and Portfolio magazine.

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Very good narrative with much useful material

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