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Confidence men

Ron Suskind

Confidence men

Wall Street, Washington, and the education of a president

by Ron Suskind

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by HarperLuxe in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic policy,
  • Recessions,
  • Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009,
  • Financial crises,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    Draws on hundreds of hours of interviews and in-depth research to relate the complete story of the nation"s financial meltdown, from the trading floors of lower Manhattan to the power corridors inside the Beltway.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [901]-946).

    StatementRon Suskind
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC106.84 .S87 2011b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 946 p. (large print)
    Number of Pages946
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27129073M
    ISBN 100062088734
    ISBN 109780062088734
    OCLC/WorldCa703206497


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