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Mbue, Imbolo

Summary: "Jende Jonga, a Cameroonian immigrant living in Harlem, has come to the United States to provide a better life for himself, his wife, Neni, and their six-year-old son. In the fall of 2007, Jende can hardly believe his luck when he lands a job as a chauffeur for Clark Edwards, a senior executive at Lehman Brothers. Clark demands punctuality, discretion, and loyalty--and Jende is eager to please....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC MBU

Mbue, Imbolo

Summary: When Jende Jonga journeys to New York City from Cameroon in 2004 on a visitors' visa in hopes of obtaining a green card, he's sure his life will only improve. After saving up enough money to bring over Jende's wife, Neni, and six-year-old son, the family moves into an apartment in Harlem. Then Jende hits the jackpot in 2007 when he lands a job as a chauffeur for Clark Edwards, a wealthy Lehman...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC MBU

Kuhns, John D.

Summary: The Great Recession of 2008 humbled many good men. Once featured on the front pages of New York's business and society papers, Jack Davis had spiraled downward in the aftermath of the crisis. How far will someone go to get their reputation back? Jack is about to find out. Exiled to the last remnant of his investment empire--a rusty silicon smelter in the Chinese jungle north of the Burmese...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Post Hill Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KUH

Mbue, Imbolo.

Summary: Jende Jonga, a Cameroonian immigrant living in Harlem, has come to the United States to provide a better life for himself, his wife, Neni, and their six-year-old son. In the fall of 2007, Jende can hardly believe his luck when he lands a job as a chauffeur for Clark Edwards, a senior executive at Lehman Brothers. Clark demands punctuality, discretion, and loyalty—and Jende is eager to please....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MBU

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MBU

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Mbue 2016

Summary: Provided is an analysis of the global financial crisis of 2008, which at a cost over $20 trillion, caused millions of people to lose their jobs and homes in the worst recession since the Great Depression, and nearly resulted in a global financial collapse. Through exhaustive research, and extensive interviews with key financial insiders, politicians, journalists, and academics, traces the rise...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC INS

Summary: "Frontline investigates the causes of the worst economic crisis in 70 years and how the government responded. [The film] chronicles the inside stories of the Bear Stearns deal, the Lehman Brothers' collapse, the propping up of insurance giant AIG and the $700 billion bailout. The film examines what Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke didn't see, couldn't...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Educational Foundation 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV INS

Summary: The story is about the interconnected lives of a diverse group of characters linked to a neighborhood street. One day, the street's residents all receive an anonymous postcard through their front doors bearing a simple message: "We want what you have." Who is behind the anonymous hate campaign? And what do they want? As the mystery of the postcards deepens, interweaving stories reveal lives...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV CAP

Tooze, J. Adam

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Looks at the ways that current dramatic shifts in the domestic and global economy have their roots in the 2008 economic crisis and its aftermath, exploring novel themes in the way the crisis has played out for the past decade and will influence the future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332 TOO

Frank, Thomas

Summary: A look at why the worst economy since the 1930s has brought about the revival of conservatism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.932 FRA

Lewis, Michael (Michael M.)

Summary: The author examines the causes of the U.S. market crash of 2008 and its relation to overpriced real estate, bad mortgages, shareholder demand for excessive profits, and the growth of toxic derivatives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.973 LEW

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.973 LEW

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.973 LEW

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.973 Lewis 2010

Stiglitz, Joseph E.

Summary: In this forthright and incisive book, Nobel Laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz explains how America exported bad economics, bad policies, and bad behavior to the rest of the world, only to cobble together a haphazard and ineffective response when the markets finally seized up. Stiglitz then outlines a way to restore the balance between markets and government, address the inequalities of the global...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.973 STI

Dolezalek, Holly.

Summary: Examines an important historic event -- the modern global financial crisis. Easy-to-read, compelling text explores the impact of the failing housing market and the credit crisis in the United States, the US government bailouts of banks, automakers, and other businesses, issues around financial regulation and the US Federal Reserve, the spread of financial problems to Europe, Japan, and China,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 330.9 DOL

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: The financial meltdown from the perspective of a number of players: Michael Burry, a bizarre autistic-like stock-picking genius, and the first to realize that the market's housing boom is based on a "house of cards" sham; Mark Baum, self-loathing fictional character whose firm picks up insider trading information from a wrong number phone call; Jared Vennet, a smart-aleck broker who confirms...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD BIG

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BIG RATED R

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Bi

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BIG

Blinder, Alan S.

Summary: An assessment of the U.S. financial crisis and its lessons explores its complex contributing factors while revealing some of its more devastating consequences, outlining potentially divisive solutions that may be necessary for recovery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.973 BLI

Corsi, Jerome R.

Summary: Explains the globalists' plan to put America on the chopping block and offers constructive solutions for resisting the global New Deal, reversing our dependence on foreign oil, and strengthening our middle class.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Editions 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.973 COR

Summary: Who cares about the suffering--existential, financial, or other--of those who blindly mismanaged our monies into this ever-expanding, nay, verily bottomless pit of debt? No one, but this film may help viewers understand A) the birth of current financial woes, and B) what it might have been like, in those first few hours within the confines of an early investment trading firm casualty. Fueled by...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE MAR

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