The Great Crash, 1929
Of Galbraith's classic examination of the 1929 financial collapse, the Atlantic Monthly said: "Economic writings are seldom notable for their entertainment value, but this book is. Galbraith's prose has grace and wit, and he distills a good deal of sardonic fun from the whopping errors of the nation's oracles and the wondrous antics of the financial community." Now, with the stock market riding historic highs, the celebrated economist returns with new insights on the legacy of our past and the consequences of blind optimism and power plays within the financial community.
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Excellent recapUser Review - Greg in Cincy - Borders
If you're looking for a well documented recap of the Crash of 1929, this book gives you the details, from the land speculation, to the "everything is ok" mantra from the investment bankers. Sound Familiar? you could cover over the years of 1928 and 1929 and replace with 2007 and 2008. Read full review
I just think the movie quicksilver with Kevin bacon...looks like a good read.