Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World
The tsunami of cheap credit that rolled across the planet between 2002 and 2008 was more than a 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 piņata stuffed with cash and allow as many citizens as possible to take a whack at it. The Germans wanted to be even more German and the Irish wanted to stop being Irish.
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BOOMERANG: Travels In the New Third WorldUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
A world tour of nations that have collapsed financially or that played a role in the collapse of others.In his previous book, The Big Short (2010), Lewis dug deep into the housing-market failure that ... Read full review
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