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The Lost Bank : The Story Of Washington Mutual--the Biggest Bank Failure In American History (2012)

Call Number 332.32/GRIND,K

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Published: New York : Simon & Schuster, c2012
Description:  389 p. ; 24 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9781451617924 (hbk.), 1451617925 (hbk.), 9781451617931 (trade pbk.), 1451617933 (trade pbk.),
Language:  English

Based on reporting for which the author was named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the Gerald Loeb Award, this book traces the rise and spectacular fall of Washington Mutual

Prologue: out of time -- Friend of the family -- Remove the corporate jets -- The power of yes -- Alexander the Great -- The dark side -- The growing trouble -- Scenes from the Great Depression -- Project West -- The final hours -- Epilogue: 'Barely a blip'

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