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Download The Great Crash of 1929 Audiobook (Unabridged)

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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (1,171 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: John Kenneth Galbraith Narrator: Nelson Runger Publisher: Recorded Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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With grace and wit, America's foremost economist examines the boom-and-bust that led to the stock market crash of 1929. Economic writings are rarely notable for their entertainment value, but this widely admired best-seller is the exception. Galbraith's light touch makes his expert analysis of America's greatest financial disaster a surprisingly engaging listen for anyone. Download and start listening now!


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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Derek Barnes | 2/7/2014

    " Some incredible parallels to the 2008 financial crisis. From bubble analysis to income inequality to corporate corruption and securities deregulation. Only the names have changed. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Arline | 2/3/2014

    " Informative but not boring. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Andrew Gardner | 1/24/2014

    " I really wish that recent history was nothing like the history of the crash of 1929. But it is. The best thing about reading this book today is that its history is far enough in the past that we can look at it without all of the emotion that we feel about today's economic situation. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by James Robinson | 1/22/2014

    " This is a surprisingly breezy read in parts; Galbraith has a dry as a post yet dusts in a little gallows humor for amusement. it is a pretty solid education in the historical antecedents of the current economic struggle and the strain that the "bubble" puts on an economy. "

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