Franklin

Confidence men : Wall Street, Washington, and the education of a president / Ron Suskind.

Author/Creator:
Suskind, Ron.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
New York, NY : Harper, c2011.
Format/Description:
Book
515 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Obama, Barack.
Obama, Barack -- Political and social views.
Obama, Barack -- Friends and associates.
Political leadership -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2009-
United States -- Economic policy -- 2009-
Political culture -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Confidence -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009.
Financial crises -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Summary:
Draws on hundreds of hours of interviews and in-depth research to relate the complete story of the nation's financial meltdown, from the trading floors of lower Manhattan to the power corridors inside the Beltway.
Contents:
Pt. 1. The Two Capitals
September 17, 2010
The Warning
Sonny's Blues
Inside the Bubble
The Fall
The Rise
The B Team
pt. 2. Home Alone
Stacking the Deck
Well Managed
The Covenant
Stress Tested
Never Alone
The Turn
Respice Finem
pt. 3. The Education of Barack Obama
Misdemeanors and Felonies
Mind the Gap
Business as Usual
A Tale of Two Cities
The Noise
Symbols and Gestures.
pt. I. The two capitals : September 17, 2010 ; The warning ; Sonny's blues ; Inside the bubble ; The fall ; The rise ; The B-team
pt. II. Home alone : A new deal ; Well managed ; The covenant ; Unresolved ; Nowhere man ; Filling the void ; Mad men
pt. III. The education of Barack Obama : Lost and found ; Mind the gap ; Business as usual ; God's work ; The noise ; The man they elected.
Notes:
Includes index.
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: Miller Fund bookplate.
ISBN:
9780061429255
0061429252
OCLC:
750021152
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