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    • The Courage to Act

    • A Memoir of a Crisis and Its Aftermath
    • By: Ben S. Bernanke
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 22 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 2006, Ben S. Bernanke was appointed chair of the Federal Reserve, capping a meteoric trajectory from a rural South Carolina childhood to professorships at Stanford and Princeton, to public service in Washington's halls of power. There would be no time to celebrate, however - the burst of the housing bubble in 2007 set off a domino effect that would bring the global financial system to the brink of meltdown.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Way, way deep into the weeds...

    • By farmhouselady on 10-14-15

    Regular price: $24.49