Too Big to Fail - Sorkin, Andrew Ross
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Andrew Ross Sorkin delivers the first true behind-the-scenes, moment-by-moment account of how the greatest financial crisis since the Great Depression developed into a global tsunami. From inside the corner office at Lehman Brothers to secret meetings in South Korea, and the corridors of Washington, TOO BIG TO FAIL is the definitive story of the most powerful men and women in finance and politics grappling with success and failure, ego and greed, and, ultimately, the fate of the world's economy.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Andrew Ross Sorkin delivers the first true behind-the-scenes, moment-by-moment account of how the greatest financial crisis since the Great Depression developed into a global tsunami. From inside the corner office at Lehman Brothers to secret meetings in South Korea, and the corridors of Washington, TOO BIG TO FAIL is the definitive story of the most powerful men and women in finance and politics grappling with success and failure, ego and greed, and, ultimately, the fate of the world's economy.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Penguin LCC US
  • Seitenzahl: 624
  • 2010
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 213mm x 141mm x 40mm
  • Gewicht: 617g
  • ISBN-13: 9780143118244
  • ISBN-10: 0143118242
  • Best.Nr.: 28950107
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A superbly researched and sobering take on the events surrounding the meltdown on Wall StreetAndrew Ross Sorkin has written a fascinating, scene-by-scene saga of the eyeless trying to march the clueless through Great Depression IIAndrew Ross Sorkin pens what may be the definitive history of the banking crisisAs close to a definitive account as we are likely to getHe has done a remarkable job in producing a lively account that will be hard for subsequent authors to beatSorkin can write. His storytelling makes Liar's Poker look like a children's bookSorkin has succeeded in writing the book of the crisis, with amazing levels of detail and accessSurpassed its rivals with its depth, range of reporting and high quality analysisThe heir to Barbarians at the GateThe most readable and exciting report of the events surrounding the Lehman collapse that we have seen . . . impeccably sourcedThe sense of being in the meeting rooms as hitherto all-conquering alpha male egos fight for their reputations, as their and our world judders, is palpableToo good to put down . . . It is the story of the actors in the most extraordinary financial spectacle in 80 years, and it is told brilliantly . . . It is hard to imagine them being this rivetingWith Too Big to Fail , Andrew Ross Sorkin has broken the Barbarians [At The Gate] curse ... Ross Sorkin's ... astonishing narrative of the epic financial crisis of 2008 is an extraordinary achievement that will be hard to surpass as the definitive account…mehr