Shaky Ground: The Strange Saga of the U.S. Mortgage Giants

Shaky Ground: The Strange Saga of the U.S. Mortgage Giants

by Bethany McLean


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ISBN-13: 9780990976301
Publisher: Columbia Global Reports
Publication date: 09/14/2015
Pages: 159
Sales rank: 296,820
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Bethany McLean is an investigative journalist known for her work on the Enron scandal and the 2008 financial crisis. In 2001 as a young reporter at Fortune magazine, where she eventually became an editor at large, she wrote "Is Enron Overpriced?," one of the first skeptical articles about Enron. After the company collapsed into bankruptcy, she coauthored the bestseller, The Smartest Guys in the Room: The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron with her Fortune colleague Peter Elkin. A documentary based on the book was nominated for an Academy Award in 2006. Her most recent book, which she coauthored with New York Times columnist Joe Nocera, is All the Devils Are Here: The Hidden History of the Financial Crisis. Prior to joining Fortune she had been an investment analyst at Goldman Sachs. She is a contributing editor at Vanity Fair , a columnist for and a contributor to CNBC. A graduate of Williams College, she lives in Chicago.

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