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Makers and takers

Rana Foroohar

Makers and takers

how Wall Street destroyed Main Street

by Rana Foroohar

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Financial crises,
  • Business enterprises,
  • Government policy,
  • Finance,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRana Foroohar
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB3722 .F655 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 388 pages
    Number of Pages388
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26930667M
    ISBN 100553447254
    ISBN 109780553447255
    OCLC/WorldCa978641297


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