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The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine
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Publisher W W Norton & Co Inc
Publication date November 16, 2015
Pages 291
Binding Paperback
Edition Mti
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780393353150
ISBN-10 039335315X
Dimensions 1 by 5.50 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.60 lbs.
Original list price $15.95
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The #1 New York Times bestseller―Now a Major Motion Picture from Paramount Pictures

From the author of The Blind Side and Moneyball, The Big Short tells the story of four outsiders in the world of high-finance who predict the credit and housing bubble collapse before anyone else. The film adaptation by Adam McKay (Anchorman I and II, The Other Guys) features Academy Award® winners Christian Bale, Brad Pitt, Melissa Leo and Marisa Tomei; Academy Award® nominees Steve Carell and Ryan Gosling.

When the crash of the U.S. stock market became public knowledge in the fall of 2008, it was already old news. The real crash, the silent crash, had taken place over the previous year, in bizarre feeder markets where the sun doesn’t shine and the SEC doesn’t dare, or bother, to tread. Who understood the risk inherent in the assumption of ever-rising real estate prices, a risk compounded daily by the creation of those arcane, artificial securities loosely based on piles of doubtful mortgages? In this fitting sequel to Liar’s Poker, Michael Lewis answers that question in a narrative brimming with indignation and dark humor.



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