The Day The Bubble Burst
A riveting living history about Black Tuesday, October 29, 1929. Captures the era, the intoxicating expectancy, the hope that ruled men's heart and minds before the bubble burst and the black despair of the decade that followed.
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Review: The Day the Bubble Burst: A Social History of the Wall Street Crash of 1929User Review - Robert Moore - Goodreads
Excellent portrayal of what led to the market collapse in '29 and the players who orchestrated it. Shows ineptitude by government, shocking, although they fully understood disastrous consequences were ... Read full review
Review: The Day the Bubble Burst: A Social History of the Wall Street Crash of 1929User Review - Karen - Goodreads
In terms of style this book reminded quite a bit of "The Big Short" by Michael Lewis. This one was written back in 1979 so I wonder if it was an inspiration for Lewis? There are a few too many ... Read full review