New York : Penguin Press, 2010.
482 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
"A Council on Foreign Relations book."
Based on unprecedented access to the industry, including three hundred hours of interviews, economist/journalist Sebastian Mallaby tells the inside story of hedge funds, from their origins in the 1960s and 1970s to their role in the financial crisis of 2007-2009.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -463) and index.