Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, c2010.
Large print ed.
461 p. (large print) ; 23 cm.
The author of the signature bestseller Liar's Poker explains how the event we were told was impossible--the free fall of the American economy--finally occurred; how the things that we wanted, like ridiculously easy money and greatly expanded home ownership, were vehicles for that crash; and how shareholder demand for profit forced investment executives to eat the forbidden fruit of toxic derivatives.
A secret origin story -- In the land of the blind -- "How can a guy who can't speak English lie?" -- How to harvest a migrant worker -- Accidental capitalists -- Spider-man at the Venetian -- The great treasure hunt -- The long quiet -- A death of interest -- Two men in a boat.