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Bethany McLean and Peter Elkind are Fortune senior writers. McLean, a former investment banking analyst for Goldman Sachs, lives in New York City. Her March 2001 article in Fortune, "Is Enron Overpriced?," was the first in a national publication to openly question the company's dealings.
Paired with this book, both make for a comprehensive look at the Great Financial Crisis of 2008.
This a very well written and researched book the authors have turned what could be a rather dry subject into a throughly engaging text.
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Good story but I hoped that they would give sources for a lot of their assertions.Published 27 days ago by Arin George
Enthralling reading. The authors set up the plot right from the word go. A real page turner.Published 1 month ago by Don Thompson
Really good coverage of the causes of the financial crisis. The other reviewers have said it all already, so the only thing I'll say is that this book along with bailout nation... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Simon
Want to know what the **** happened? This is an excellent summary of the groupthink and nostalgic rear view driving that took the world economy off the loan fee orgy cliff. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Mike Carlson
A very entertaining and insightful book. Similar in subject matter to Michael Lewis's "The Big Short", but this author approaches the Great Crash from the higher-level... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Michael Coles
But fails to put the credit where it is due, firmly on the racists who made it a political thing to get a house, took away the requirements to qualify with good credit and payment... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Christian Eidsmoe