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Lewis, Michael (Michael M.)

Summary: When we first meet the young man at the center of this extraordinary and moving story, he is one of thirteen children by a mother addicted to crack; he does not know his real name, his father, his birthday, or any of the things a child might learn in school. And he has no serious experience playing organized football. What changes? He takes up football, and school, after a rich, Evangelical,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 796.332 LEW

Lewis, Michael (Michael M.)

Summary: Flash Boys is about a small group of Wall Street guys who figure out that the U.S. stock market has been rigged for the benefit of insiders and become more controlled by big Wall Street banks. Working at different firms, they come to this realization separately; but after they discover one another, the flash boys band together and set out to reform the financial markets by creating an exchange...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP 332.6 LEW

Lewis, Michael (Michael M.)

Summary: This book explains how Billy Beene, the general manager of the Oakland Athletics, is using a new kind of thinking to build a successful and winning baseball team without spending enormous sums of money. The author examines the fallacy behind the major league baseball refrain that the team with the biggest wallet is supposed to win. Over the past four years the Oakland Athletics, a major league...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.357 LEW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.357 Lewis

Lewis, Michael (Michael M.)

17 holds on 5 copies

Summary: "For those who could read between the lines, the censored news out of China was terrifying. But the president insisted there was nothing to worry about. Fortunately, we are still a nation of skeptics. Fortunately, there are those among us who study pandemics and are willing to look unflinchingly at worst-case scenarios. Michael Lewis's taut and brilliant nonfiction thriller pits a band of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2021

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 614.5 LEW

Lewis, Michael (Michael M.)

Summary: Argues that post-crisis Wall Street continues to be controlled by large banks and explains how a small, diverse group of Wall Street men have banded together to reform the financial markets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W W Norton & Co Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Display, Call number: 332.6 LEW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 332.6 Lewis 2014

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

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.973 LEW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.973 LEW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.973 Lewis 2010

Lewis, Michael (Michael M.)

Summary: Details the life of University of Mississippi football player Michael Oher, who was raised by a crack addicted mother and adopted at the age of sixteen by a wealthy family, and explores the rising importance and salary of the offensive left tackle in the game of football.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.332 Lew

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.3320 LEW

Lewis, Michael (Michael M.)

Summary: Presents the author's darkly humorous investigation of the effects of the 2008 financial bubble on other countries before taking aim at greedy debtors in California and Washington, D.C.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Point Pub. 2011

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 330.9 LEW

Lewis, Michael (Michael M.)

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: Presents a narrative account of the post-2016 election chaos that took over Washington to reveal how a small number of uninformed Trump appointees are triggering devastating world consequences.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 320.973 LEW

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4 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.973 LEW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 320.973 LEW

Lewis, Michael (Michael M.)

Summary: Author Michael Lewis explores the secret of success in baseball.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2003

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 796.357 LEW

Lewis, Michael (Michael M.)

Summary: Explores the revolutionary changes wrought by the advent of the Internet and examines the potential effects of the dismantling of power structures--economically, politically, and otherwise--which the Internet makes possible.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.4834 LEW

Lewis, Michael (Michael M.)

Summary: Presents the author's darkly humorous investigation of the effects of the 2008 financial bubble on other countries before taking aim at greedy debtors in California and Washington, D.C.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.9 LEW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.9 LEW

Lewis, Michael (Michael M.)

Summary: Forty years ago, Israeli psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky wrote a series of breathtakingly original studies undoing our assumptions about the decision-making process. Their papers showed the ways in which the human mind erred, systematically, when forced to make judgments in uncertain situations. Their work created the field of behavioral economics, revolutionized Big Data...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 612.8 LEW

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 LEW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 LEW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 Lewis 2017

Summary: Tells how the Oakland Athletics general manager, Billy Beane, tried to use statistics to find better players without resorting to the larger budgets big-market teams were able to employ.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2012

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MON

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MON RATED PG-13

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Moneyball 2012

Lewis, Michael

Summary: An analysis of five financial upheavals in recent history includes coverage of the 1987 stock market crash, the Internet bubble, and the sub-prime mortgage crisis, in a report that reveals how public knowledge differed from what was actually taking place.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2009

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Summary: Michael Oher is a homeless African-American teenager who is from a broken home. Mike is taken in by the Touhys, a well-to-do white family who help him fulfill his potential. At the same time, Oher's presence in the Touhys' lives leads them to some insightful self-discoveries of their own. Living in his new environment, Mike faces a completely different set of challenges to overcome - as both a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2010

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

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2 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD BLI

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BLI

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Blind 2010

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

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

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

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

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

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