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The #1 New York Times bestseller: "It is the work of our greatest financial journalist, at the top of his game. And it's essential reading."—Graydon Carter, Vanity Fair
No one writes with more narrative panache about money and finance than Mr. Lewis.... he does a nimble job of using his subjects’ stories to explicate the greed, idiocies and hypocrisies of a system notably lacking in grown-up supervision....Writing in faintly Tom Wolfe-ian prose, Mr. Lewis does a colorful job of introducing the lay reader to the Darwinian world of the bond market. —Michiko Kakutani - The New York Times
The real story of the crash began in bizarre feeder markets where the sun doesn't shine and the SEC doesn't dare, or bother, to tread: the bond and real estate derivative markets where geeks invent impenetrable securities to profit from the misery of lower- and middle-class Americans who can't pay their debts. The smart people who understood what was or might be happening were paralyzed by hope and fear; in any case, they weren't talking.
Michael Lewis creates a fresh, character-driven narrative brimming with indignation and dark humor, a fitting sequel to his #1 bestseller Liar's Poker. Out of a handful of unlikely-really unlikely-heroes, Lewis fashions a story as compelling and unusual as any of his earlier bestsellers, proving yet again that he is the finest and funniest chronicler of our time.
Table of Contents
|Prologue Poltergeist||p. xiii|
|A Secret Origin Story||p. 1|
|In the Land of the Blind||p. 26|
|ôHow Can a Guy Who Can't Speak English Lie?ö||p. 61|
|How to Harvest a Migrant Worker||p. 85|
|Accidental Capitalists||p. 104|
|Spider-Man at The Venetian||p. 136|
|The Great Treasure Hunt||p. 160|
|The Long Quiet||p. 179|
|A Death of Interest||p. 200|
|Two Men in a Boat||p. 226|
|Epilogue Everything Is Correlated||p. 253|
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