The Great Hangover 21 Tales of the New Recession: From the Pages of Vanity Fair (Paperback)
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|Presents a collection of essays commissioned by Vanity Fair magazine on the current global economic crisis by such authors as Bryan Burrough, Mark Bowden, and Mark Seal. *Author: Carter, Graydon (EDT) *Subtitle: 21 Tales of the New Recession: From the Pages of Vanity Fair *Publication Date: 2010/03/09 *Number of Pages: 464 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 1.25 *Width: 5.50 *Height: 8.50|
From the Publisher:
Vanity Fair presents 21 true stories of the new hard times ||Where did all the billions go? ||Commissioned by the editors at Vanity Fair magazine, The Great Hangover is an eye-opening collection of essays on the global economic crisis by fifteen of the most respected contemporary business writers in America, including: ||Bryan Burrough (Barbarians at the Gate) on the atmosphere of uncertainty and fear that preceded the demise of Bear Stearns . . . ||Michael Lewis (Liar's Poker) on Iceland's bizarre national implosion . . . ||Mark Bowden (Black Hawk Down) on the decline of The New York Times and the threat to the ailing newspaper industry . . . ||Mark Seal on the defining figure of the seriously tarnished New Gilded Age: the Grand Master of Greed, Bernie Madoff . . . ||Along with compelling and sometimes hair-raising pieces from a dozen other Vanity Fair contributors on the recent recession's myriad villains and victims-and the worldwide impact of the financial downturn.