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Jesse Boggs
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Kyahgirl rated it 9 years ago
4/5; 4 stars; A-Michael Lewis does a good job explaining the sub prime mortgage debacle and points out some of the factors in the crumbling of many well known financial organizations in the last 10-15 years. I had a variety of emotional reactions while listening to this book. I wasn't shocked......
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Amadan na Briona rated it 12 years ago
A very comprehensive but understandable narrative about Wall Street's catastrophic investment in "subprime mortgages" (i.e., home loans to people who couldn't pay them back) leading to the economic meltdown of 2008. It's a bit dry at times, but Lewis explains everything clearly and soon you'll be fo...
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Clif's Book World rated it 12 years ago
This is the best description so far of the inside story about the sub-prime mortgage crisis. Reading this book is like riding a time machine back a couple years, walking into the Wall Street offices and asking them, "What in the world were you thinking?" The story is told from the view point of se...
sandin954 rated it 12 years ago
I found this book fascinating. Lewis did a great job of explaining the whole sub-prime meltdown by focusing on a few quirky investors who bet against the rest of the market. I listened to the audio version which was ably read by Jesse Boggs
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