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The Resource The big short : inside the doomsday machine, Michael Lewis

The big short : inside the doomsday machine, Michael Lewis

Label
The big short : inside the doomsday machine
Title
The big short
Title remainder
inside the doomsday machine
Statement of responsibility
Michael Lewis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author examines the causes of the U.S. stock market crash of 2008 and its relation to overpriced real estate, bad mortgages, shareholder demand for excessive profits, and the growth of toxic derivatives
Summary
Lewis examines the American economic collapse of the early 21st century, profiling very few heroes, numerous villains and several people who just should have known better. Lewis offers a biting rebuke to this motley band of financial "experts" with keen research and a sharp pen
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest, 2010.
  • Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, 2011.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
330555
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
330.973
Index
no index present
LC call number
HC106.83
LC item number
.L5 2010
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
inside the doomsday machine
Label
The big short : inside the doomsday machine, Michael Lewis
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
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
Control code
317919864
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xviii, 266 pages
Isbn
9780393072235
Lccn
2010004804
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Label
The big short : inside the doomsday machine, Michael Lewis
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
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
Control code
317919864
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xviii, 266 pages
Isbn
9780393072235
Lccn
2010004804
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n

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