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The Resource Boomerang : travels in the new Third World, Michael Lewis, (electronic resource)

Boomerang : travels in the new Third World, Michael Lewis, (electronic resource)

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Boomerang : travels in the new Third World
Title
Boomerang
Title remainder
travels in the new Third World
Statement of responsibility
Michael Lewis
Creator
Language
eng
Summary
"Lewis shows again why he is the leading journalist of his generation."—Kyle Smith, ForbesThe tsunami of cheap credit that rolled across the planet between 2002 and 2008 was more than a simple financial phenomenon: it was temptation, offering entire societies the chance to reveal aspects of their characters they could not normally afford to indulge.Icelanders wanted to stop fishing and become investment bankers. The Greeks wanted to turn their country into a pinata stuffed with cash and allow as many citizens as possible to take a whack at it. The Germans wanted to be even more German; the Irish wanted to stop being Irish.Michael Lewis's investigation of bubbles beyond our shores is so brilliantly, sadly hilarious that it leads the American reader to a comfortable complacency: oh, those foolish foreigners. But when he turns a merciless eye on California and Washington, DC, we see that the narrative is a trap baited with humor, and we understand..
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Lewis, Michael
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Boomerang : travels in the new Third World, Michael Lewis, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 downloadable ebook
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780393082241
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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not applicable
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unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
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ODN0002309891
Label
Boomerang : travels in the new Third World, Michael Lewis, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 downloadable ebook
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780393082241
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
ODN0002309891

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