Paddy Hirsch
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Paddy Hirsch

Paddy Hirsch is a journalist, broadcaster, online host and now a fiction writer. He was schooled in Ireland and the UK, and spent ten years in the British Royal Marines before moving to Hong Kong to start a career in news. He has worked in every journalistic medium, and in a variety of countries in Asia, Europe and the Americas. He is a specialist in business, financial and economic news, and his work appears regularly on National Public Radio in the US.

He attended Stanford University as a Knight Fellow in 2011 and has won several awards for his video work explaining financial terminology. In 2012, Harper Business published his book Man vs Markets, a tongue-in-cheek guide to the financial system. The Devil's Half Mile (Tor/Forge) is his first novel.

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    • The Devil's Half Mile

    • A Novel
    • By: Paddy Hirsch
    • Narrated by: Euan Morton
    • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
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    Seven years after a financial crisis nearly topples America, traders chafe at government regulations on Wall Street, racial tensions are rising, and corrupt financiers make backdoor deals - in 1799....

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    • Not what I was expecting...

    • By Sondra on 11-28-18

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    • Hudson's Kill

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    New York in 1803 is rife with tension as the city expands, and whoever knows where the city will build can control it. And violence builds as a mysterious provocateur pits the city’s black and Irish gangs against each other....

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    • Man vs. Markets

    • Economics Explained (Plain and Simple)
    • By: Paddy Hirsch
    • Narrated by: Dean Sluyter
    • Length: 5 hrs and 53 mins
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    Man vs. Markets by Paddy Hirsch of NPR's "Marketplace" is economics explained, pure and simple, for the layperson who wouldn't know a "bond" from an "option"....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Plain English + goofy examples = good intro

    • By Philo on 10-19-13

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