Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World

Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World

By: Lewis, Michael

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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 the reckoning that awaits the greatest and greediest of debtor nations.

Title: Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World

Author Name: Lewis, Michael

Categories: Business,

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: October 2011

ISBN Number: 0393081818

ISBN Number 13: 9780393081817

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used - Good

Seller ID: 372232