Too Big to Fail

The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System--And Themselves

By Andrew Ross Sorkin
(Penguin Books, Paperback, 9780143120278, 640pp.)

Publication Date: May 11, 2011

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback, Compact Disc, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Compact Disc, MP3 CD, Paperback

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Sorkin delivers the first true behind-the-scenes, moment-by-moment account of how the greatest financial crisis since the Great Depression developed into a global tsunami. The book is the basis for an upcoming HBO film, directed by Curtis Hanson ("L.A. Confidential") and starring William Hurt, Paul Giamatti, Billy Crudup, and Ed Asner.



About the Author

Andrew Ross Sorkin is the award-winning chief mergers and acquisitions reporter for The New York Times, a columnist, and assistant editor of business and finance news. He is also the editor and founder of DealBook, an online daily financial report. He has won a Gerald Loeb Award, the highest honor in business journalism, and a Society of American Business Editors and Writers Award. In 2007, the World Economic Forum named him a Young Global Leader.




NPR
Tuesday, Oct 20, 2009

Financial journalist Andrew Ross Sorkin discusses his investigation into what really happened one year ago during the financial collapse and bailout. That's the epic tale he tells in his new book Too Big To Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System — and Themselves. More at NPR.org

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