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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.
No doubt there will be better histories in the future, but I'll bet the authors will all start by reading this one.
I would also recommend The Causes of the Financial Crisis: The Role of the American Government and the Federal Reserve to readers for more insight into the crisis.
This a very well written and researched book the authors have turned what could be a rather dry subject into a throughly engaging text.
Was required reading in a undergraduate class I took at a major university. Well worth reading for insight into the 2008 recession.Published 2 months ago by HT
Great Book by Bethany McClean. I am a big fan after Enron days. All congress persons need to read this Book and get a strong Martini. Read morePublished 2 months ago by terry pruden
I highly recommend this book for anyone who wants to grasp the complexity behind the 2008 collapse. Bethany McClean is famous for breaking the Enron scandal. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Grumpus Kermitmonger
I liked the book so much I bought it twice. Well, I guess in reality I read it and proceeded to forget what I read and inadvertently bought it a second time about a year after the... Read morePublished 3 months ago by M. P. Henley
Interesting and informative - covers many sides of what led up to the financial crisis in 2008.Published 3 months ago by Charity
Wow! As someone without a degree in finance or economics, I was glad to have come across this book.
Of all I have read on the subject, this book comes the closest to... Read more