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'