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Too big to fail : the inside story of how Wall Street and Washington fought to save the financial system from crisis--and themselves

by Sorkin, Andrew Ross.

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Presents a moment-by-moment account of the recent financial collapse that documents state efforts to prevent an economic disaster, offering insight into the pivotal consequences of decisions made throughout the past decade. Full description

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Summary: Presents a moment-by-moment account of the recent financial collapse that documents state efforts to prevent an economic disaster, offering insight into the pivotal consequences of decisions made throughout the past decade.
Physical Description: xx, 600 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., ports., facsim. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 545-586) and index.
ISBN: 9780670021253
0670021253
Author Notes: Andrew Ross Sorkin is an assistant editor of business and finance news at The New York Times. He is also The New York Times chief mergers and acquisitions reporter and a columnist and the editor of DealBook an online daily financial report.

Sorkin is a graduate of Cornell University. Too Big to Fail: How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System - and Themselves is Sorkin's first book.

Sorkin has appeared on NBC's "Today" show and on "Charlie Rose" on PBS, and is a frequent guest host of CNBC's "Squawk Box." He's won a Gerald Loeb Award in 2004, a Society of American Business Editors and Writers Award in 2005 and in 2006. In 2007, the World Economic Forum named him a Young Global Leader. He was also named to the Directorship 100, a list of the most influential people on the nation's board of directors. He is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Sorkin and his wife live in Manhattan.

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